Series No. and product name “7432” means recipe was created in 1974 year points to first “74” in the Mark Number, the next “3” means 3rd grades tea materials mainly used in this recipe. The grade of tea material includes 10 levels defined by the roughness from the most young and tiny bud of “Royal”(宫gong廷ting) to the most rough material consists of pure stem by “九jiu级ji”. The last “2” means Menghai tea factory which had been listed as No.2 during 4 big national tea factories in YunNan province from being nationalized by PRC till 21st century.
In past time before 1976 year, there was not Mark Number to manage every product. For the convenience of management and remember, Mark Number was created as first two number refer to “year” of initiation of recipe and the next number refers to grade of tea material and the last refers to each tea factory in YunNan province. “1” is KunMing tea factory(now CNNP), “2” is MengHai tea factory, “3” is XiaGuan tea factory, “4” is LiMing tea factory.
“7432” with other siblings belong to first group product which have been managed by Mark Number from then on.
Also because there is red ribbon embeded in the body of disc, it gets another name “Red Ribbon” written by Chinese mandarin “红hong丝si带dai”.
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.