2012 DaYi "8582" Cake 357g Puerh Sheng Cha Raw Tea (Batch 201) - King Tea Mall
2012 DaYi "8582" Cake 357g Puerh Sheng Cha Raw Tea (Batch 201) - King Tea Mall

2012 DaYi "8582" Cake 357g Puerh Sheng Cha Raw Tea (Batch 201)

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The "8582" tea blend has a rich history and a distinctive production method that makes it unique among puerh teas. Here's a breakdown of its origination, taste, and storage:


  • Year of Creation: 1985.
  • Key Ingredient: Utilizes the 8th grade tea leaf predominantly in its blend.
  • Manufacturer: Originally produced by the Menghai Tea Factory.
  • Serial Number Significance: The "2" in "8582" represents its position among the national tea factories during the period it was first made.
  • Reputation: Recognized for its excellence as a raw blend puerh tea recipe.
  • Additional Information: For more detailed background on the naming, history, and the Menghai Tea Factory, it's recommended to refer to specialized blogs or articles.


  • Tea Quality: Comprises strong and fat tea threads.
  • Flavor Profile: Offers a rich tea flavor mixed with classic puerh tea fragrance.
  • Composition: Features a blend of 3rd and 4th grade tea leaves on the surface and 5th to 8th grade leaves as the body, focusing mainly on 7th to 8th grade leaves.
  • Pressing: Not tightly pressed, with a slightly loose edge, which is believed to benefit the aging process.


  • Type: Guangzhou Natural Storage, which suggests a specific method of storage that influences the aging and flavor development of the tea.

This tea blend is evidently crafted with a deep understanding of tea grades and aging processes, contributing to its unique taste and character. It's a great example of the intricate art of tea blending and aging.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Marc J.
Needs more time

I figured I'd give it a shot, but really it needs a few more years of aging. Drinkable, but not superb.