This blue label Xiaofa tuo uses updated recipe of 7663 and produced in December of 2022 year and finally released in May of 2023 year. So we categorize it into 2022 year product of Xia Guan.
The taste becomes mellower, more caramel like flavor and smoother according to official info.
"Xiao Fa" as a series with long history also has a number mark of "7663" due to the blend recipe was initiated in 1976 year using 6th grade tea material as main and produced by Xiaguan tea factory with serial number 3 in group of CNNP before.
Tight and neat tea threads with great appearance and unique ferment tea fragrance.
Clear tea liquor color with brightness.
Taste is smooth, mellow and thick with soothing and relaxing tea flavor.
Guangzhou natural storage.
"Xiao Fa" which means "Sell to France" because of this series was produced for export to France according to order from there. Later, this series was also sold in domestic market and has gotten reputation since then.
It has variations on individual weight like 100g and 250g and difference on package like hard paper box or wrapper only and 5pcs in one soft paper bag, but the recipe and quality has no difference, except some special version published for commemoration.