This limited-edition mountain tea comes from the region of Southern Yunnan. The tea comes from the larger leaved Camellia sinensis ’Assamica’. and are collected and then stored in large piles. They are then sun-ripened. Unlike Shou teas these leaves are gently compressed after sun drying and the then allowed to ripen. Great care is taken in carefully selecting by hand, individual leaves and arranging artfully. This Sheng cake is from the 2015 harvest and has a soft, greenish, golden look and a mild fruity, full-bodied flavour. Pu-Erh tea is said to have myriad health benefits amongst them reducing bad cholesterol and lowering triglycerides. The aging of Pu-Erh tea can result in the production of lovastatin, a natural statin, statins lower bad cholesterol and thereby reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.