Aged Sheng Puer «Da Hong Yin» («Big Red Seal») made by CNNP company in 1997 (Taiwanese storage).
357-grams tea cake of medium density, easily divided into medium-sized, brown, flagella twisted leaves and buds with thin cuttings. The aroma is complex, earthy with woody and spicy-herbaceous hints. The infusion is transparent, with an amber shade.
The bouquet of the ready-made tea is mature and multifaceted, spicy-balsamic with fruity, cognac, woody and earthy notes. The aroma is deep and rich, spicy-balsamic. The taste is soft, spicy, with a refined bitterness and fruity sourness, transforming into a juicy, lingering finish.
Brew tea with hot water (90-95°C) in a gaiwan or in a teapot made of porous clay. The proportion is 5-6 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 5-7 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 1-2 seconds) increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can steep the tea up to 12 times.
Aged Sheng Puer «Da Hong Yin» is an excellent example of aged Puer for collectors and sophisticated connoisseurs.