2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g

5.0 stars  5.0  1 review  Added 25.01.2014 by Eternal Spring, Tea status: [326] A 7918x
2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g
2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g
2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g
2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g
2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g 2013 Chawangpu "Lao Yu" Xiao Bing Cha 200g

Category: Pu-erh

Country: China

Province: Yunnan

Date of production: March, 2013

Producer: Cha Wang Shop Exclusive Products

Shop: Cha Wang Shop

Cha Wang Shop

Tags: , , , ,

Description:

Lao Yu (老妪) : old woman

Material for this cake came from a small Bulang village in Bada mountain. This village have very small quantity of tea trees that grow in the forest. Trees are relative old, but farmers cut the branches when trees get too tall. Tea trees are kept at easy-picking height because the tea is picked and made by old women in this village. They follow ancient ways to produce tea. Many of them make tea only for themself.

We selected and bought good materials from different families. They picked one bud and two leaves. This tea is nice example of old-time puer tea and traditions of Bulang minority.

Taste of this tea is full, strong with bitterness, huigan is fast and sweet. Relative similar character with 2012 Myanmar tea cake we offer.


  •   Display count: 7918  


Eternal Spring
27.03.2014 12:29:01
Eternal Spring

Great young tea "Lao Yu"

5 stars 5.0 This review helped: 0 / 0

This is an interesting cake from Bada mountains, which bears the name "Lao Yu" meaning "old woman". One of them became the main cover motif of all ChaWang Shop’s 2013 puerh cakes.

Old women are responsible for harvesting tea in Bulang community from which the tea originated. It is made of macho purchased from about 15 families who are in the care of the village tea plants growing wild in forests. Local farmers are cutting tea tree branches down to keep them short to allowed the older women comfortable harvests tea leaves from the ground. The volume of harvested tea is not great and is mainly intended for home consumption.

Cake smells very fresh almost like green tea. Wet leaves smell sweet. It is really nice, crisp and fresh scent.

Color of the first infusion is very light. The flavor evokes green tea and is generally lighter and just slightly bitter. The aftertaste is sweet with more pronounced bitterness. You can observe dryness on the tongue. Well, it's still a young tea even if it carries the name of "Lao Yu" :-)

The second infusion is giving more pronounced flavor. The aftertaste is bitter and sweet after honey. It is strong, long lasting and promising great potential for aging,

Huigan comes after the second cup and it is pleasantly sweet. Here come the energy – it holds in the chest around the heart and then reaches to the top of the head.

Tea, at first, behave as if nothing, but it has enormous energy. The first time I brewed the tea, it was after a day of skiing in the afternoon and even at midnight, I was still fresh. It is a true "strongman". I do not recommend drinking this tea in the afternoon, unless you plan to stay awake longer. Beware of dosage, sometimes I overdid it and I had to interrupt for a moment not to be sick. Also do not drink it on empty stomach.

Maocha comes from about 15 families and the taste may vary. It is good to buy a whole cake and sample it from different parts of a cake.

Finally, the best news. The price is only $14, making this tea a great favorite for buying the whole tong.

4g per 80ml gaiwan - flush - 15/5/7/10/12/15/20/25/30/40/50/60


Was this review helfule? Yes / No



Eternal Spring
31.03.2014 14:59:20
Eternal Spring

I brewed 2012 Maynmar for comparison with 2013 Lao Yu and they are really quite similar, both in taste and also in energy. Very strong Cha Qi.

Was this review helfule? Yes 0 / No 0           Tag as improper

Eternal Spring
09.11.2015 09:34:07
Eternal Spring

Lao Yu 2013 is now about 2,5 years old tea and out of this 1,5 year stored in Europe. Well, I would say that 2013 is more settled and there is more complexity in the taste. It also contains bigger fruity body. But it lacks this slightly matured character of Lao Yu 2014. There is still quite enough of chaqi and astringency.

Was this review helfule? Yes 0 / No 0           Tag as improper



Teas - Pu-erh

2006 Langhe TF Meng Hai Chitse Beeng Cha

2006 Langhe TF Meng Hai Chitse Beeng Cha "8549" Raw 357g
3.0 stars 1 review

This is one of classic recipe from Langhe tea factory which is similar with 8542 from...

2013 Spring Mengsong Baotang Gushu Maocha

2013 Spring Mengsong Baotang Gushu Maocha
4.5 stars 1 review

Mengsong is one of the oldest ancient tea area in Menghai. Baotang old village is...

YiWu 2012 autumn

YiWu 2012 autumn
4.5 stars 1 review

pressed by stone mold into 250 grams cakes, autumn maocha Massive...

2012 Bulang Man Xin Long Wild Arbor Raw

2012 Bulang Man Xin Long Wild Arbor Raw Puerh Cake 250g
4.0 stars 1 review

Product name (stamp on the wrapper) : Qi Zi Yuan This cake come from...

2015 White 2 Tea Pin

2015 White 2 Tea Pin
0.0 stars 0 reviews

2015 Pin Raw Puer Tea 200g from White2tea. The Pin is a blend of three years of high...

2010 Longchang Puer Brick 100g

2010 Longchang Puer  Brick 100g
0.5 stars 1 review

Shu brick 100g brought from China as a present. Unknown seller. Producer is LongChang...


Quotes - Pu-erh


„gan cang; 干藏 - dry storage. Referring to tea storage that tends to be dry rather than excessively humid. Storing raw Puer in an excessively dry climate will have a harmful effect on the tea.“

zhi-zheng-tea-shop-logo
Source Web: Zhi Zheng Tea Shop. Puer Tea Glossary[online]. Available on WWW: <http://www.zhizhengtea.com/>. [q606] [s78]





Remember what tea did you drink year ago?

Create your own collection of favorite teas and keep the track what you have drunk.

How to add a tea?

Public or Private tea catalogue?

We will help you with tea selection.

Do you like quality loose tea?
We will help you to find the right one for you. Be inspired by tea ratings of other tea lovers. Rating stars could help you.    5 stars    5 stars 

More tea reviews

Photos

This green hill
Chengdu, the capital
The freshly
Chengdu, the capital

Review your cup of tea.

Review the tea you are drinking and help other tea lovers to find the right cup of tea.


      5 stars  3 stars   1 stars

Theme

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Quotes

„Pos­si­bly the most neb­u­lous of tea’s qual­i­ties are ascribed to 茶氣 [chá qì] — a tea’s “energy.” Most read­ers will prob­a­bly be famil­iar with at least some of the wide rang­ing effects it is attrib­uted with. Prac­ti­cally any phys­i­cal or men­tal stim­u­lus out­side of the mouth, nose, and throat falls into the realm of cha qi.“

Source Web: Wrong Fu Cha. Experiencing Tea[online].  [cit. 2002-05-20]. Available on WWW: <http://chahai.net/>. [q738] [s80]

Photos

A press. In the past
Small inspiration
Tea plantation, Sri
banner 4SUP.CZ - Nafukovací Paddleboardy