Dashu Shu Pu'er

Guizhen Bulang 2019

For lovers of lasting boldness and soothing aromas.

The producers of this colorfully-wrapped bing have managed to bring aromatics more often present in sheng pu'er to a shu, with its thick mouthfeel and full body. The bitterness typical of Bulang tea is here just a pleasant touch of cocoa powder and sassafras, while the wet leaves give off a strong aroma of camphor and sourdough, just detectable in the final infusion. It bears the benefit of being easily able to control the strength of the infusion, with a little less time for a more drawn out flavor, or a little more for a true shu intensity—and to come back to reality.

  • ORIGIN:  Bulang Shan, Menghai, Xishuangbanna, Yunnana
  • FACTORY:  Menghai Yuangu Tea Factory
  • MEANING:  Return to truth (gui zhen)
  • CULTIVAR:  Da Ye Zhong
  • HARVEST TIME:  2018, pressed on 1 October 2019
  • TASTE:  Sassafras, sourdough, camphor


  • Quantity: 6g / 500ml
  • Water temperature: 100°C
  • Infusion time: 5 min
  • Quantity: 5g / 100ml
  • Water temperature: 100°C
  • Several short infusions

After an initial rinse, start with a few seconds. Increase the brewing time at each following infusion. Exception: If the leaves are pressed, make the first infusion longer than the second. For best results in gongfu cha, brew in a Yixing teapot.