"Nanzhao Round Tea" was started from 2004 year using blend recipe.
There were some tea materials from Ban Zhang tea region had been stocked in warehouse of XG since around 2000 year. It has more bitterness and stronger flavor than many other tea materials for XG. Back then, these characters were not so welcomed in most domestic tea market.
Occasionally, in 2004 year, some tea buyers from Taiwan tried it and felt quite good, so they placed order on this material. It was proved to be a wise decision when it finally got reputation in Taiwan and HK tea markets.
(*There is mark of "Ban Zhang" on the back of neifei of this tea, but limited on the 1st Gen. in 2004 year not whole series.)
Tight and neat tea threads with great appearance after aged for so many years.
Clear tea liquor with brightness and density.
Thickness along with smoothness.
Bitterness and astringency goes from light to a higher level in aftertaste.
Well balanced on bitterness and sweetness.
Aged fragrance mixed with some honey like flavor and smokiness.
Huigan comes fast with greatness on saliva producing.
Refreshing taste with strength.
Good Cha Qi and balance on tastes.
Well recommended for improving tea experience.
Guangzhou natural storage.
"Nan Zhao" which is the name of an ancient kingdom located in Yun Nan province now. XG took this name for a new series of high-end tea from early last 90's.
It has variations on style like tuo (nest), cake, brick, and on blend recipe including "Jin Ya" (Golden Bud Series), "Zhen Cang" (Collection Series) and "Chang Gui" (General Series), and also on weight etc.
All in "Nan Zhao" series has similar characters like using high ratio of large buds on the surface, more sweetness than general puerh.