Pu Er tea

I came upon this Chinese tea by chance as Palais des Thés added a free sample of Pu Er Imperial to my last order. However, I got immediately addicted to its unique taste of wet soil and leather, with a distinctive coppery colour that I have not seen in other teas. I am apparently not the only one appreciating this tea since it led to a speculative bubble that burst a few years ago.

One Response to “Pu Er tea”

  1. […] An example was provided by the Yuyuan Bazaar which surrounds a 1559 garden and its few preserved buildings by a recently reconstructed Ming architecture complex catering to tourists (including me). This was however the opportunity to sample an amazing dimsum early lunch! And to find Pu Er tea. […]

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