Salsero wrote:These are literally three teas mixed together? You blended them together or the vendor did it? I haven't heard of blending puerh, but heh it's been good for Scotch Whiskey!
In today's mail, I got one of those 2003 Keyixing Yiwu that BBB suggested. I'm curious to try it, but I find it emotionally difficult to start breaking up a pretty cake! Wish I had MarshalN's gift for rewrapping the cake. Who else... was it Wes that also got one? When I overcome my childish reluctance to break the cake, I'll post a little note if I can think of something to say.
Strange to order Puerh and have it delivered in less than a week! Seems a bit inauthentic.
I am curious as well about the blend. If it is Xi-Zhi Lao BanZhang, the claim is that is it a single estate. I acutally own the tea myself.
Sal, I think you will enjoy the Keyixng Yiwu. (2003 with a ox on the front of the wrapper) Little bit of info for you. If memory serves me correctly, the original Keyixing producer went out of business ater WWII. However, being that it was a famous factory, many producers have "borrowed" the name. As a consquence, there are many Keyixing puerhs on the market, each made by different producers.