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Pu erh Tea

1990s Royal Cooked Pu erh

Spicy, Supple, Indulgent

An extremely rare and beautifully aged loose leaf cooked puerh from the 1990s

From £3.00
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1990s Royal Cooked Pu erh Pu erh Tea

The Origin Story
Composed of high grade, tippy leaf our 1990s Cooked Pu erh is an outstanding example of the cooked pu erh tea type - woody and deeply earthy, yet fragrant and balanced.
China - Yunnan

Yunnan is the true home of pu erh tea and is also known for rich black teas

Yunnan is one of China's most ethnically diverse provinces and some of the minority tribes live in mountainous nature reserves where the Da Ye tea variety grows natively as trees of up to 1,000 years old.

  • Cultivar
    Da Ye Zhong
  • Oxidisation Level
  • Picked
    Year Round

Tasting Notes

Engage Your Senses

What to
Look For

Fine, almost dusty brown-grey strands of leaf.


Mellow and harmonious, with earthy scents, sweetened with a little liquorice and clove spice.

In the Cup

Rose-red initially, quickly turning a dark red-black, and eventually forming a glowing, translucent ebony liquor.


Fragrant hints of incense woods with an almost chocolatey aftertaste. No bitter and few challenging notes; ideal for those new to cooked Pu erh.

Make the Perfect Cup of 1990s Royal Cooked Pu erh


Measure 3g or 2tsp per cup (250ml)

Heat Water
Heat Water

Heat water to 100°C


Infuse tea for 3 minutes

3 min

You can infuse this tea up to 5 times


1990s Royal Cooked Pu erh Pu erh Tea
Average rating: 5 Stars
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by Nina
    Excellent tea!
    by Nina
    Rating: 5 stars
    Excellent tea!
    This Puerh tea is excellent. It was pricey for the amount received but well worth the money as it is refreshing, with good flavour and has no bitterness. Highly recommended.
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by struan
    this is an excellent tea .i like this tea when i get up in the morning in my thinking time,
    by struan
    Rating: 5 stars
    this is an excellent tea .i like this tea when i get up in the morning in my thinking time,
    this tea is when I am alone in the morning at my computer, it is not for sharing.
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by Mr Dale
    Great balance of cost vs quality
    by Mr Dale
    Rating: 5 stars
    Great balance of cost vs quality
    I was curious about Puerh tea being more expensive, but didn't want to pay big bucks for a very aged one, such as 1970's (but I might yet try a sample of 1970's). When I tried this tea the flavour was very smooth, and seemed to have a very soothing effect, which was very pleasant. The flavour was very rich without being acrid, bitter or too tannic. It tasted sweet and mature. I have tried the 2003 uncooked version which is also lovely, but this cooked and older one I find is richer, and shows why aging makes a very satisfying puerh tea. Im sure the best one is the 1950's one if you are prepared to pay big bucks, but 1990's seems old enough and cheap enough to make a very satisfying puerh for the first timer.

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