When it comes to old tea, the tea lovers are basically black tea, such as Yunnan Pu'er, Laoliubao, and Laofuzhuan, but there are very few of them for Fenghuang Dancong. One is that there is little habit of storing tea in the local area; the other is that there are very few teas that can be stored to this day.
Today, Tongxinshe Tea House shared a rare tea "Phoenix Dancong/Eight Immortals in the 1998" (We will use Chaozhou traditional handmade "iron" cans/100g cans for this tea packaging.)
This old single cluster was intentionally preserved by my sister Xie’s family in Fenghuang Mountain in the early years. Although there are precedents for storing old tea in Chaoshan area, it is not as good as storing Pu’er. The local tea farmers will store some tea for medicinal purposes, but the stock is limited, and with the increase of the number of years, the amount that can be preserved today can be imagined, and the Dancong tea in the 1998, the tea that can survive to this day is even more It is rare, and old tea that can be stored properly is even rarer.
In terms of its tea quality and storage quality, this Lao Dancong can be regarded as the benchmark of Lao Dancong in the 1998! It has been aged for more than 25 years, and it is recommended to use a purple sand pot for brewing. (Because of the review, the Gaiwan used by Tongxinshe Teahouse this time)
After brewing the soup for the first time, open the Gaiwan to let the heat dissipate, and the aroma of the tea behind will come layer by layer.
After the second brew, use the usual brewing method - pour water from the edge of Gaiwan.
Generally, the older the tea, the more fragrant it is, and the aroma of ginseng and medicine is more prominent. The uniqueness of Laodancong lies in its very good layering. During the brewing process, the aroma and taste of the tea soup are constantly changing. After drinking it, the natural floral fragrance slowly emerges.
The tea soup has a woody feel and fir rhyme. After 20 brews, the tea soup still has a fragrance. After drinking good old tea, you don’t want to talk, lazy, it can relax your body and spirit. Gradually turning into old tea, the medicinal properties of the tea are revealed, and the body and mind can't help calming down after drinking it. This performance and the old Dancong of the year bring us a different experience of old tea!