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Gushu Hong Old tree black 2017 No.646 Gushu Hong Old tree black 2017 No.646

Gushu Hong Old tree black 2017 No.646

古紅 / 古樹紅茶  – Old tree red

Rich and soft black tea with a cocoa fragrance
and long aftertaste. Smoothens your mood.

Sea level:
1600 meters
Age of the tea trees:
150-200 years
Yunnan Province, China

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The tea was picked in 2017. They used traditional Dian Hong (Yunnan Black) technique to make it, with some sun drying involved.
In final taste and character this black ( or red tea in Chinese ) is between the sun dried Shai Hong ( 曬太陽 / 晒太阳 )and Dian Hong ( 滇红 ).

Due to it’s aging ( it was aged in Kunming ), the tea has nice hints of cocoa powder, cigar and some earthy taste.
It takes a while for the tea to smoothly spread in the whole body and calm body and mind, but one definitely arrives to a nicely chilled state.

Preparing Instructions:

Quantity: 5-6 gramm per 150ml
Water temperature: 95ºC. From fresh, cold spring water or filtered water
Try also with 85ºC it gives a cozy smoothness to the tea.
Brewing time: 10-15…seconds
Infusions: 4-5

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