2018 “The Sky in Buckets. Tibetan Yak” Raw Pu-erh Tea Cake

Origin: Thailand
Harvest: Winter 2018
Trees' age: 300-500 y.o.
Availability: In Stock
Reward Points on purchase: 23 Details

“If you are empty, the sky will fill you.”

This is perhaps our most “working” young sheng pu-erh. It is sweet, powerful, juicy and not too expensive, because of its young age.

For this cake, we have selected the best sweet-leaf batch from the old trees from our favorite hillside in Chiang Rai province. Among the candidates were harvests of 2017 and 2018 of different seasons. The winter harvest of 2018 won, even ahead of spring 2017. It happens with old trees.

About the taste: apples heated by the summer sun, yellow plum, pear, honey meadow flowers, milk candy.

The effect: a wave of smooth and soft relaxation, with a clear mind.

The cover designed by a Russian artist from St. Petersburg, Irina Verner

Reviews (4)

Sweet and cloudy-milky. It's still a bit unruly as it is a young sheng, but it definitely has potential.

This sheng has a medium mouth-feel.
Mouth feels dry with a slight tartness.
A little floral with a sweet after-taste.
I would prefer this sheng to age longer.

good sweet old-tree puer:

I was surprised that I wasn't able to taste anything different from it being a winter harvest.
The most pronounced feature is the sweet taste, and the mouthfeel is as good as any good spring gushu.
Many steeps and nice qi.
If you like sweet puer try it out!

Baked pears, honey, dried herbs, sourness inherent in plum, and apples. I never felt such sweetness in such amount in shengs.
This is one of the best and most beloved shengs. Thanks for this find.

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