2011 Hai Lang Hao "Lao Ban Zhang Gu Shu" Ancient Arbor Raw Pu-erh tea cake
This is the highest quality Lao Ban Zhang that Hai Lang has ever produced. He feels it surpasses his 2006 and 2010 LBZ production which became an incredibly famous and sought after tea! This years cake is made from first flush of spring material which was harvested from the oldest trees in Lao Ban Zhang village which are between 500 and 700 years old. The picking and processing was over-seen by Hai Lang himself. At each stage he managed the processing to make sure the picking, wilting, kill-green, rolling and sun-drying stages were all done to perfection!
Strong Ban Zhang flavor… moderate bitterness, little/no astringency and fast hui gan! This tea is intense more in its feeling than it’s flavor!
Unless otherwise requested each cake will come in a square gifting box to protect it during shipping.
All cakes stone-pressed. Just 84 cakes produced in total!