Puer Tea Glossary - Zhi Zheng Tea Shop


„cha qi; 茶气 - Tea nature. The inherent energetic qualities in tea. That which makes it tea. Sometimes rather unsatisfactorily interpreted as 'tea energy'; translating qi as energy suggests perhaps a rather too narrow idea of qi but it is an interesting term to consider since many people use the term. Ideas and experiences of cha qi vary considerably; the taste of tea, the appearance of the leaves (particularly after steeping i.e. the life in the tea), any physical or psychological experiences one may have as a result of drinking tea are all aspects of cha qi. One cannot satisfactorily dissociate one from the other just as one cannot isolate sunshine from wind, which are both manifestations of weather, tian qi. If it did not have cha qi it wouldn't be tea, it would be something else. From a western point of view perhaps, cha qi is due, in some good part, to the presence of caffeine, theine, etc. The active constituents.“

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Source Web: Zhi Zheng Tea Shop. Puer Tea Glossary[online]. Available on WWW: <http://www.zhizhengtea.com/>. [q590] [s78]


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2006 Bailong TF Jinggu "Da Bai Hao" 357g

2006 Bailong TF Jinggu "Da Bai Hao" 357g
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2003 Xiaguan Jiaji Tuocha in box

2003 Xiaguan Jiaji Tuocha in box
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2005 Yibang Old Tree Raw Puerh Brick

2005 Yibang Old Tree Raw Puerh Brick
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Spring 2005 material from Yibang was used for this semi-aged raw puerh tea brick. Rare...

2015 Spring Man Nuo Gu Shu Mao Cha 50g

2015 Spring Man Nuo Gu Shu Mao Cha 50g
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Man Nuo ancient tea gardens, at an altitude of 1266 meters. The tea trees are really...

2009 Ripe Puerh Tea Paste "Cha Gao" 25g

2009 Ripe Puerh Tea Paste "Cha Gao" 25g
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Almost on the verge of disappearing, Pu-erh tea paste used to be the special tribute to...

BaDa 2013 - blind tasting set 1

BaDa 2013 - blind tasting set 1
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the pressed leaves aroma is strong and fruity, the taste is bitter, nutty, almond,...


Quotes - Pu-erh


„Indistinct fragrance is, by nature, restrained, hidden and it is only by steeping the tea and then smelling a cup that has just been emptied of tea can one appreciate this fragrance. Alternatively, one can also smell the steeped leaves. “

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Source Web: Zhi Zheng Tea Shop. How to Identify Good Puerh Tea[online]. Available on WWW: <http://www.zhizhengtea.com>. [q756] [s84]





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2014 Autumn Mengsong Bamboo Raw Puerh Tea

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1997 CNNP Big Red Mark Raw Puerh Cake

1997 CNNP Big Red Mark Raw Puerh Cake
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This cake is called "Da Hong Yin" or Big Red Mark. It's a blend from Banna area tea leaves and the raw...

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