The most expensive “Pu’er Tea King” in history, value HK$13,328,000 for 1 Tong (7 cakes) was broken last week on Tokyo Chuo Auction Hong Kong 5th Anniversary Sales 2018.
Tea Name: Bai Nian Song Pin Raw Puerh Cake (Bai Nian means hundred years)
Quantity: 1 Tong
Total weight: about 2,491 grams
It costs more than HK $ 5,000 per gram, and if If we brew with a small pot of 150ml capacity, we need about 10 grams of tea, which means a pot of tea costs about HK$50,000 ($6399.00 USD).