by edgar on May 2nd, 2011
This 1992 Xiaguan Tuo Cha offers a case study in both the characteristics of classic Xiaguan Factory sheng puerh and the virtues of dry storage. Although any aged puerh is a serious investment, for its price this tuo cha’s storage quality and further aging potential are undeniable.
Appearance-wise, it is immediately apparent that this bird’s nest was made with the traditional (very small) sized leaves. Naturally, then, the golden flecks visible all over the surface of the nest are leaf buds. Young sheng connoisseurs will note that this tea does indeed have some age on it—buds in fresh sheng have a much whiter appearance. As with any tuo... Read more
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