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LAO LIU BAO

AGED SIX HILLS
BLACK (HEI CHA) TEA

Liu Bao, Guanxi, China

Legendary tea with 1500 years of history. Traditionally made from local varieties and processed by unique methods after some aging this tea provides a special aroma and taste. Sweet deep woody taste with long-lasting aftertaste. MORE

When properly stored, this tea gets better with time!

AROMA
Wood
TASTE
Woody. nutty

HONG KONG NATURAL STORAGE
HARVEST: 1981

AGED "SIX HILLS" 1981

ORIGIN
Liu Bao is a local tea, produced in Liu Bao village, Guangxi province, China. With 1500 years of history this tea is one of the oldest types of tea in the world. Nowadays there are a lot of different types of Liu Bao, which makes this tea completely another universe and deserves special attention a separate topic about its history, types, and production method. Made from high-quality late spring mature tea leaves, processed with the observance of all the nuances of production, and carefully stored for many years, this tea is one of is most appreciated types by tea connoisseurs thanks to its special aroma and taste.

ORGANOLEPTICS
Dry tea leaves have a sweet woody fragrance. After rinsing aroma develops into Chen Xiang ("Old age aroma") with more clear woody notes with some nuts in the background. The taste is sweet, deep, and mild, with woody, nutty notes and a mineral long-lasting aftertaste. 30+ years of age gives this tea an amazing velvet texture and salivating effect. This tea calms and harmonizes. Great chance to try the taste of time.
CHINA CLASSICS
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