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Gushu - tea from wild tea plants seek experts around the world. Its price increases with age and is sold by the year of collection, like fine wines.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Teas - Gushu

2016 Chawangpu Manzhuan Gu Shu Huang Pian

2016 Chawangpu Manzhuan Gu Shu Huang Pian 200g
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When people pick the tea from ancient trees, usually they pick one bud and three to four leaves....

2015 Yunnan Yi Wu Zheng Shan Ye Sheng Hong

2015 Yunnan Yi Wu Zheng Shan Ye Sheng Hong Cha
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mimořádně zajímavý čerstvý (sklizeň říjen 2015) červený čaj sklizený z divoce rostoucích...

2015 Chawangpu Collection

2015 Chawangpu Collection
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This spring we bought entire collection of puerh teas from Cha Wang Shop produced in 2015 and we...

2015 Chawangpu Hekai Gushu Xiao Bing

2015 Chawangpu Hekai Gushu Xiao Bing
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Material for this cake came from Man Nan Lao Zhai in Hekai mountain. Man Nan Lao Zhai is home of...

2014 White2Tea New Amerykah 2

2014 White2Tea New Amerykah 2
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An old arbor Menghai blend. Thick body, lingering kuwei [pleasant bitterness], and plenty of...

HaiWan Wild Tea 99

HaiWan Wild Tea 99
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Yiwu Hai Wan wild tea - special grade (pu-erh.sk favorite) Year: 1999 Weight:...


Quotes - Gushu

„Mr. Gao showed us how to identify gu shu (ancient tree) tea leaves by looking at their texture, rubbing them between your fingers, and eating them raw. Old tea trees produce thicker, more leathery leaves that don’t easily come apart when you rub them. And gu shu buds should be white & shiny. When you chew them, the flavor is very bitter but there is also a strong sweet fragrance, and the juice is relatively easy to swallow. Tai di cha (terrace plantation tea) is also bitter but with a strong, lasting astringency on the sides & front of the tongue, and the juice is harder to swallow.“

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Source Web: The Tea Urchin. Learning how to identify gu shu & make maocha[online]. 2011. Available on WWW: <http://teaurchin.blogspot.cz/2011/09/learning-how-to-identify-gu-shu-make.html>. [q933] [s107]


„ye sheng; 野生 - Wild, feral. Whilst there is still a comparatively large number of truly wild tea trees in Yunnan, most tea does not come from them, coming rather from arboreal trees.i.e. trees that were originally cultivated, but then left untended for many years, or bushes. “

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Source Web: Zhi Zheng Tea Shop. Puer Tea Glossary[online]. Available on WWW: <http://www.zhizhengtea.com/>. [q640] [s78]


„There is also a lack of formal definition for "gu shu." Some say "gu shu" should only refer to trees over 300 years of age, that is left to grow tall, and not pruned back. But in reality, most "gu shu" trees are cultivated, which entails annual pruning to encourage regrowth & lower branches for easy picking. A lot of "gu shu" on the market comes from trees as young as 100 years old, some of which is as short as 1.5m high. But a 100 year old tea tree growing in the wild can also grow higher than 3m high. Eventually the government will legislate what classifies as "gu shu." Until then, let the buyer beware!“

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Source Web: The Tea Urchin. Learning how to identify gu shu & make maocha[online]. 2011. Available on WWW: <http://teaurchin.blogspot.cz/2011/09/learning-how-to-identify-gu-shu-make.html>. [q937] [s107]



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„tan qing; 摊青 - The process of laying freshly picked leaves out to allow the moisture content to diminish before frying“

Source Web: Zhi Zheng Tea Shop. Puer Tea Glossary[online]. Available on WWW: <http://www.zhizhengtea.com/>. [q634] [s78]

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