2005 year has some special meaning to MengHai tea factory. This is the 1st year after it was reprivatized since last time nationalized by PRC. Yes. It has a long history than PRC. But as a tea factory, it’s destiny has been always affected by time and it will be.
During series’ No. of “0532”, “05” means this recipe was created in 2005 year, “3” means 3th level of tea material “茶cha青qing” during 10 grades from highest level of pure young bud “royal material 宫gong廷ting” to the lowest level of pure stem “九jiu级ji”.
Guangzhou city stored till now. Clean and dry.
As a shou cha, after “渥wo堆dui” manually fermented process, there is almost no natural fermentation anymore(not 100%? ). Even though, after long years of storage, the taste becomes more balanced and mellower and make us believe there is evolution without stop during these years.