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aged, fermented, Pu erh, Pu'er Tea, unique -

Pu erh Tea https://www.tea-direct.co.uk/products/pu-erh-tea is a Chinese speciality tea with a fascinating history thought to go back as far as the Tang dynasty. There's really no other tea quite like it; the post-fermentation and ageing processes involved in its production make it unique from others, and bring out wonderful rich and intense flavours and character, that make it appreciated the same way a fine aged wine or whisky may be. The deep, cherry blackness of its steeped leaves deliver delicious earthy and complex flavours that naturally develop over time as it mellows and improves with age, resulting in something very special and, like most good things in life, worth waiting for.

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Lapsang Souchong, smoky, unique -

The rich, robust character and unique smoky flavour of Lapsang Souchong sets it apart from other black teas. It is thought to be the first black tea on record, and has been enjoyed by tea lovers worldwide for hundreds of years. Grown from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant, Lapsang Souchong was created in the 17th century in the Wuyi Mountains of China's Fujian Province. The climate here is subtropical, and the landscape one of soaring cliffs, evergreen forests and winding rivers. The distinctive smoky taste and aroma of Lapsang Souchong is believed to have been produced by accident rather than design, but resulted in it becoming one of the world's most popular luxury teas.

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