Elaine Glusac

Dining: Tea, Plus Time

Aged teas, or pu-erhs, resemble fine wines in that both are fermented, aged in cellars, and highly collectible, with scarce pu-erhs such as the 1949 commanding $400 per ounce. But Rod Marcus detects a similarity to a different potable, or rather, his palate does. “[Pu-erhs are] more like good Scotch. You can taste the earth […]