2006 Hong Tai Chang 0803 Raw Pu-erh Tea

Origin: Thailand
Harvest: 2006
Elevation: 1300 m
Trees' age: 200-700 y.o.
Availability: In Stock
Reward Points on purchase: 51 Details

Old raw (sheng) pu-erh tea from the Thai factory that produces pu-erhs under the name Hong Tai Chang.

The tea is made by a Chinese master, a native of Yunnan. He has been making Pu-erhs for more than 40 years. Then he’s been retired and passed on all his knowledge and experience in producing and storing pu-erhs to his disciple, whom we’re working now with.

The material of wild 200-700-year-old tea trees, the harvest of 2006. Province of Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, 1300 meters.

The dry tea smells with bark, dried fruits, spices. In the taste, there are various dried fruits: raisins, dried apricots, plums. Light smoky flavor reminds of some Chinese raw puers and makes dried fruits taste more like prunes. There are some savory wood tones and spices.

The tea possesses powerful energy that relaxes. It can hold you in calm concentration for a quite long while.

Reviews (1)

The aroma started out with sweet soil and sandalwood, a good start. It later smelled of deep dark woods and rich soil. The empty gaiwan smelled like an apple orchard on a hazy, cool morning. . .
The taste was smooth and mellow throughout, a bit woody at times. It was very sweet. There was minimal bitterness and low astringency. The mouthfeel did not seem especially thick. . .

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