Vietnam is known as one of the oldest tea regions in the world, with a vast area of ancient tea trees spreading from northeast to northwest. Hà Giang province is located in the northeast part of Vietnam on the border with Yunnan province, China. This region is famous for its wild ancient trees grown here for hundreds and even thousands of years. Unique climate, high altitude, rich soil and high level of humidity create an excellent environment for tea trees to grow, what give this tea a particularly special character and taste. This is a homeland of different minorities like Vietnamese, H'Mông, Tay, Kinh, Nung, Dao and others, who traditionally use tea leaves as a medicine and take care about the tea trees.
Made from high quality spring material harvested from 500+ years old tea tree, this tea is quite unique due to its rareness. Harvested by H'Mong minority high in a mountain at altitude about 1500 meters and processed by experienced tea master, this tea represents authentic wild red tea with special aroma, taste and energy.
This one is serious adult tea for those who are looking for some old tea tree taste. Dry tea leaves smell sweet, with notes of chocolate, bakery and raisin. After rinsing aroma develop into gingerbread and baked fruits with some citrus hint in the end. The taste is sweet, soft and thick with deep woody character. There is a little bitterness of dark chocolate and coffee note in a background. Speaking about energy, even after two years this tea still powerful and need more time to rest and calm down. This red tea is different comparing with common red tea made from plantation material and quite strong.