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.
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.