A traditional Liu An dark tea recipe. Very special and different from Guang Xi dark tea. This tea was wrapped tightly into a bamboo basket. Two baskets are tied up together.
So we recommend you buy 2 baskets one time if you would like to store up.
The loose leaves of this tea are strong and tight.
The tea soup is clean in dark amber color.
And the flavor is earthy with a very special mint note. Smooth and sweet.
This tea has been stored for 3 years. Years of vintage makes it really mild and mellow. Very comfortable in stomach.
Another interest thing about this tea is, if you don't like the typical earthy flavor of dark tea, you could tear off part of the wrapping bamboo leave and brew it together with the tea leaves. The bamboo leave will give you a very fresh yet very special tasting experience.
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|Other Names||Liu Bao Cha, Dark tea, hei cha, hengxian dark tea, Lok Poa Tea, Liupu Tea, Liu Pao Tea|
|Net Weight||800g(2.15lb)/bamboo basket|
|Growing Area||Heng County, Guang Xi Province, China|
|Year of Manufacture||1999|
|Leaf Grade||Top Grade|
|Shape||San Cha-Loose Tea|
|Processing Method||Natural Fermentation|
|Tea Factory||Guang Xi Heng Xian Tea Factory|
|Brand||Heng Xian Liu Bao Cha|
|Appearance||The loose leaves of this tea are strong and tight.|
|Aroma||Classic aged aroma.|
|Liquor||The tea soup is clean in dark amber color.|
|Tasting Notes||The flavor is earthy with a very special mint note. Smooth and sweet.|
|Teaware||Gaiwan(Covered Bowl), Gong Fu Tea-set, Piao Yi Tea Maker, Zi Sha(Purple Clay Pot)|
|Steeping Instructions||Add tea into the teapot or Gaiwan→Quickly wash the tea with hot water for 2 times→Add hot water and steep for 30 secs for the first infusions.Gradually extend the steeping time for the next infusions.|
|Storage||Keep this tea in tin, porcelain, clay or pottery tea caddies. Air the tea before drinking to get a better flavor.|
|Country of Manufacture||China|
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|Packing & Weight||800g(2.15lb)/bamboo basket|
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