Series and individual product name “贡gong沱tuo” which can be directly translated into “Royal tuo ” uses highest tea grade on fresh tea leaves. In Qing dynasty, the youngest tea leaf with one leaf and one bud was picked up and taken as “贡gong茶cha” just for drinking by emperor and royal family according to “普洱茶记” a book recorded puerh tea from some respects written by “阮ruan福fu”(1801~1875).
In 2009 year, because of the depression of the puerh tea market, DaYi started a new way to energize this market by making some tea according to the requests and orders. This Gong Tuo belongs to one of these teas ordered by dealers.
Also the recipe of this series was created by tea master Feng Yanpei who has working on production of puerh tea around 60 years and retired as general manager of XiaGuan tea factory. Later, Menghai tea factory asked Mr.Feng to come back and work for DaYi as production manager and Mr.Feng created this tea utilizing his full knowledge and high quality tea leaves from tea plantation belongs to Menghai tea factory.
It has both sheng and shou cha under same name and boxed packaged. Both series are using higher grades tea materials.
Clear tea liquor with brightness color near amber. Refreshed taste with long lasting huigan(sweetness from aftertaste )
Sheng cha which will continuously ferment by complicate chemical reaction of Oxygen, Microbes, Enzyme and other substances contained in tea leaf. And this process is called natural fermentation or evolution which will get better effect under ideal storage condition of humidity around 75% and temperature near 20-25 Celsius with airflow and should be hidden from sun light.
Guangzhou city stored till now. Clean and dry.