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2008 Spring Brown Mountain Lao Cha Tou


Cha Tou is a kind of tea nugget that forms naturally from the pressures of compression and heat that occurs during the fermentation process, is a type of raw puerh. The "cha tou" are the leaves that ball up and get stuck together. The best cha tou are ones that have not been over-fermented and are smaller in size.


Thick dark tea soup, strong sweet with a hint of dark chocolate bitterness and licorice after-taste. Potent cha tou both in taste and infusibility. The Lao Cha Tou gives kind of fascinating wine flavor. and the taste is so smooth with sweet aftertaste. The fully oxidized tealeaves yield cups of full-bodied tea with a smooth and thick mouth-feel.

2008 Spring Brown Mountain Lao Cha Tou

SKU: ptril006
$12.00 Regular Price
$9.00Sale Price
  • Origin: Brown Mountain, Menghai County, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China


    Date of Pick: 2008 Spring


    Altitude: 900m


    Bud to Leaf Ratio: 1 bud :  1 / 2 leaf


    Taste: Taste  mild earthy, with a hint of nuttiness and sweetness. Smooth, mellow and rich followed by sweet aftertaste.


    Tea Bush : Yunnan large-leaf tea bush species


    Caffeine: Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)