Held in Bu Lang Mountain, Lao Ban Zhang village homes the Bu Lang families, millennial safe keepers of the rare tea trees. Harvested in spring 2014 from the neighbouring Xin Ban Zhang centennial arbor tea trees, the white tips, tight and slender dark tea leaves can be infinitely aged. A continuously evolving aroma exquisitely articulates bold palate, persistent Hui Gan and intense Cha Qi.
Ban Zhang Ancient Tree Puerh Tea
Spring First Flush 2014
Yixing or Gaiwan in Glass, Clay or Purion.
Learn how to make Ban Zhang to perfection.
Watch our guided video which provides suggestions & best practice or alternatively, read our detailed step by step.
Select your brewing vessel and preheat with hot water. Obtain quality water and fill your kettle, setting it to 95°.
Weigh 5g of Ban Zhang, ensuring you add the leaves first, before following with water.
Pour & Time
Upon pouring, set your timer to ensure you steep 0:20.
After the timing is finished, separate the infused leaf from the tea liquor by removing the infuser or transferring the tea to a second pot through a strainer.
Your tea should have a strong aroma reflecting it’s flavour. Serve optionally with tray and appropriate teaware.
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