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 19 products.

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  • An Hui

    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.

  • Guang Xi

    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.

  • Hu Nan

    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.

  • Shan Xi

    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.  

  • Si Chuan

    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 tea mountains, then processed and stored in Shanxi province.. Classical mixed tea material of young and old arbor trees. 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. 

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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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    Noticeable "dui wei" flavor of the fermentation with heavy earthy notes. Medium dark red tea liqueur leaves sweet sensation in mouth right after the first cup. The fermented tea leafs can be steeped many times ( 20 ish ) and still give the sweet mouth feel.

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    Strong and heavy earthy notes will flow through your nose while brew first few infusions and and bitter sensation would be in present same time ,which would significantly fade away after 3-4th infusion and ruby red tea liquor starts to kick sugar in back of your tongue with woody scent in your nose.

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    Liu Bao tea stuffed into the big green grapefruit by owner's great mother in early 1960 as he claims. Well, we weren't around that time and wouldn't dare to call or selves vintage liu bao experts. However it is an old tea and we estimate 1990 ish.

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    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 pressed with tea and...

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    An Hua Hei Cha originally from Hu Nan province. Dark loose tea leafs covered by "jin hua" golden flowers or mushrooms which is fungus purposely grown by special way of fermentation and it gives the tea unique sweet & sour taste. As a still  quite young hei cha it could be well stored but also already good for drinking now. Sweet ish woody...

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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. We also offer higher grade ot this tea , from 2015 in smaller size...

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    No. 002 Liu Bao from famous tea company Three Cranes. Typical scent of old wet basement where the tea was stored for all those years, can be experienced out of your teapot or gaiwan. How does it taste? Well...you can tell us after buying a sample. All we can say is ,that after good 2 or 3 washing infusions, the "wet dust" notes are starting to fade away...

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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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    Hei Cha from Shanxi province originally made for government officials ( 官 "guan" -  ) . 400g brick hides Jin Hua - golden flowers inside - which is fungus purposely grown by special way of fermentation. Dark roast notes along with sour & sweet taste typical for Jin Hua Hei Cha.

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