The Dream

2016 & 2017 Yiwu Blend by Wu De

All the proceeds support the creation of Light Meets Life!

The Dream

2016 & 2017 Yiwu Blend by Wu De

All the proceeds support the creation of Light Meets Life!

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Old-School Sheng Puerh

The Dream is actually the culmination of a twelve-year project to try and create sheng puerh that we, ourselves want to drink and store. Back in the day, no one drank young sheng puerh. All sheng puerh was produced for aging. As more and more tea lovers have started enjoying young sheng, the production has shifted towards something more like green tea. Two of the things that often made cakes of the Masterpiece (1949-1972) and Seven Sons (1972-1998) eras of puerh unique were that the tea was oxidized slightly more and that multiple years of tea (maocha) were blended together. Many old-timers have told us that factory blends very often contained slightly aged tea with young tea if it proved bolder and more “ageable.”

We wanted to create a tea that would be amazing to drink now and a super candidate for storage, as well. We knew we wanted to use Yiwu raw material, but maybe outside the focused areas to find something more affordable and clean. We also needed a farmer to work with us on getting the oxidation levels to where we wanted. Eventually, we found someone with old-growth, clean trees to help and started sampling. The early samples were all over-oxidized—more like a lightly-oxidized dian hong. Then when we got that right, we saved tea from the last two years and blended them in this stellar cake. This tea is sweet, thick and deep. It is a phenomenal tea for drinking or aging.


Each 250g cake is only $75 + shipping!

*Remember, we have a max shipping of $35, so if you combine teas you will save on shipping

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Old-School Sheng Puerh

The Dream is actually the culmination of a twelve-year project to try and create sheng puerh that we, ourselves want to drink and store. Back in the day, no one drank young sheng puerh. All sheng puerh was produced for aging. As more and more tea lovers have started enjoying young sheng, the production has shifted towards something more like green tea. Two of the things that often made cakes of the Masterpiece (1949-1972) and Seven Sons (1972-1998) eras of puerh unique were that the tea was oxidized slightly more and that multiple years of tea (maocha) were blended together. Many old-timers have told us that factory blends very often contained slightly aged tea with young tea if it proved bolder and more “ageable.”

We wanted to create a tea that would be amazing to drink now and a super candidate for storage, as well. We knew we wanted to use Yiwu raw material, but maybe outside the focused areas to find something more affordable and clean. We also needed a farmer to work with us on getting the oxidation levels to where we wanted. Eventually, we found someone with old-growth, clean trees to help and started sampling. The early samples were all over-oxidized—more like a lightly-oxidized dian hong. Then when we got that right, we saved tea from the last two years and blended them in this stellar cake. This tea is sweet, thick and deep. It is a phenomenal tea for drinking or aging.


Each 250g cake is only $75 + shipping!

*Remember, we have a max shipping of $35, so if you combine teas you will save on shipping



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