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    Hei Cha ( dark tea )

    Hei Cha (黑茶)
    Hei cha is as post-fermented tea or dark tea which gone through
    the long time fermentation ( from months to years ).
    Controlled humidity and oxygen helps to achieve
    right process of fermentation and therefore the taste.
    There is a long history of production Dark Tea ( don't confuse with the Black Tea )
    as far as Ming dynasty
    and these d...

    Hei Cha (黑茶)
    Hei cha is as post-fermented tea or dark tea which gone through
    the long time fermentation ( from months to years ).
    Controlled humidity and oxygen helps to achieve
    right process of fermentation and therefore the taste.
    There is a long history of production Dark Tea ( don't confuse with the Black Tea )
    as far as Ming dynasty
    and these days Hei Cha is mainly produced in provinces
    like Hunan Shanxi Yunnan ,Guangxi, Sichuan.
    This tea usually comes in pressed form.

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    Hei Cha ( dark tea ) There are 18 products.

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    • Anhui

      安徽省
      An Hui  Ancha  / 安徽安茶
      Keemun "Qimen" county known as two kind of teas, Keemun Black Tea
      and olso for  Ancha, It’s located on south of Anhui Province
      which is the famous and main tea areas there.

    • Guangxi

      广西
      Wuzhou — Guangxi Lliupao tea / 广西六堡茶
      Wuzhou is a city of the Guangxi state, it’s nearby Guangdong 
      Province and it's also famous for production of
      Liupao " Liu Bao" tea dating back to Qing Dynasty.

    • Hunan

      湖南省
      Hunan Province.
      Famous for it's An Hua Heicha  / 安化黑茶
      According the history records during the Qin and Han dynasty

      ( about 2000y ago ) locals were already produced Heicha
      pressed into the very thin bricks which is probably the earliest product of Heicha.

    • Shanxi

      陕西省
      Jinyang- Shanxi  Shanxi Fucha  / 陕西茯茶
      Jinyang county is located at middle of the Shanxi Province
      and it's a place where no a single tea tree is growing,
      but lot's of tea - Hei Cha is produced.
      It is because the water in Jinyang is very suitable for processing ( fermentation )
      when producing the Hei Cha  matters quite good
      for Heicha and specially "jing hua" - the golden flowers.  

    • Sichuan

      四川
      Ya'an— Sichuan  / Ya'an Tibetan tea / 雅安藏茶
      Yaan is located at west of the Sichuan Province

      and it's a main link to the Tibet.
      The Hei Cha for Tibetan market was produced there
      since the Tang Dynasty so  Ya'an Heicha is also called it as Tibetan tea.

    • Tibet

      བོད་
      Long time would be hard to believe that it's possible to have any
      tea garden and tea producer in Tibet. Since 2015 that has changed.
      A real High mountain tea garden established in the Yigong Shan of Linzhi area.
      Where the lowest part is located in altitude around 2000 meters.
      Some tea producers are also located in Linzhi, Motuo, Shannancuona places etc.

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      Spring harvest from Lincang , then processed and stored in Shanxi province. Classical mixed tea material of young and old arbor trees of Mengku . The beautiful scent of wood ,caramel and nuts comes out from teapot after first infusion, but don't expect the same sensation in your cup. Although its a hei cha , the taste reminds more like some old sheng puer...

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      The tea has unique scent of fresh nuts and old wood, very pleasant and full in mouth, sweet and mellow with touch of wild honey and almonds. Jin Hua - golden flower, which is fungus purposely grown by special way of fermentation and it gives the tea unique sweet & sour taste. There are many articles about positive effects to human body of this fungus,...

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      An unique post processing of An Hua hei cha. Tea leafs roasted on the wood have an intensive deep scent of nuts and dark chocolate with smokey background with hint of walnut shell.Despite of it's young age , the tea is very nice to drink now and has a bit old hei cha characteristics. Because to this type of processing we believe the tea won't change much...

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      Liu An Cha from Anhui province. Approximately 400g ( netto ) of tea pressed into the small bamboo basket. Tea is also wrapped in bamboo leaf. Nice charcoal, nutty bitter&sweet tea holds it's taste for solid 6+ infusions. Notes of the bamboo can be also experienced during the  steeping.

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      Liubao tea from famous tea company Three Cranes. Typical scent of old wet basement where the tea was stored for all those years, coming out of your teapot or gaiwan right after the first infusion. After few steeping the wet / dirt taste will diminish at the background. We have found the tea liquor rather bitter than sweet , but do not hesitate ask for...

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      Small 50g pressed Shan Xi hei cha tea cake and packed into this  gift box. Typical dark tea with "ju hua" , golden flowers , which is fungus purposely grown by special way of fermentation and it gives the tea unique sweet & sour taste. Nice present for the friend who likes hei cha.2015

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      Sichuan Heicha made for Tibetan. Soft pressed 500g brick with some large stems so can be easily chipped off without any tool. Although the tea is not too old it gives very nice sweet taste from very beginning. Slight caramel notes with very light touch of wood and nuts all the way through the many cups. Gentle sour fruity background can be experienced...

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      The premium grade of the Liuan Cha 260g incl.the basket which is approximately 220g ( net) weight light pressed into the small bamboo basket. It feels like opening the box of dark chocolates when breaking through the leafs on the top.  Light charcoal, nutty bitter & sweet tea soup during the few infusions. The sweetness gets more noticeable especially...

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      Produced and stored in Lhasa ( Tibet ) iron hard pressed tea brick in chocolate pattern. You will need to have a good puer pick and be very careful to not harm yourself when chipping off this 248g Hei Cha brick. Gentle smokiness would emerge from gaiwan in first steeping but not noticeable in tea itself. Slight honey and caramel-woody notes are dominated...

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      Similar to 2013 .Drying Chinese cabbage on wooden bench in small minority village with wild honey notes would be a sort of description of the scent coming out from your pot with first infusion. Although doesn't sound attractive but must say overall fragrance has a sweet base and so it is the taste.The most important part is the Lotus leafs which are...

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      The wet notes of old grannie's basement are there but not as aggressive as in other Liubao teas can be. The loose tea leaf processed by semi-big tea company is showing the sweetness after 2nd cup. The sugar feeling lingering at the back of the tongue which spread in full mouth later. After 6th infusion , the wood notes will emerge while you exhale through...

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      The larvae eating tea leafs and leaving the droppings behind which is being pan fried / processed as a tea. The scent old basement Liubao notes which in taste those appear to be very smooth. Various brewing methods can be applied with very small amount of tea being used. 1-2g in 100-120ml gaiwan, or 1g in 200ml pitcher , or 1g in the strainer with pouring...

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