“TeJi” written as “特级” directly means “Special Grade” which is another series started from 2003 year for the reason of “Creating higher grade tuo cha than JiaJi tuo cha”. The grade of tea materials on this tea is higher than JiaJi tuo cha. Generally called as “TeTuo” in market. In 2016 year, this series was renamed as “TeTuo” written as “特沱”, a abbreviated form of “TeJiTuoCha”.
With trade mark of “Pine tree and Crane” printed on the wrapper of this tea.
There are also varieties of package like simple wrapper, paper box and different weight like 100g, 250g.
Because of the higher grade on tea materials than JiaJi tuo cha,
this series tastes more astringent.
More fragrant and abundant mouth feeling in the first half session.
Smoke is still on a high level.
Both HuiGan and ShengJin(saliva producing) are fast.
But in recent years especially from 2011 year, this series becomes lighter on smoke and bitterness.
The taste feeling is more acceptable to general consumer including new comers to puerh tea world.
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.