2014 Menghai Tea Factory teas
Cha Tou is a kind of tea nugget that forms naturally from the pressures of compression and heat that occurs during the fermentation process. Typically during fermentation process to make ripe pu-erh there is a pile of tea about 1 meter high.
A classic recipe from Menghai, but the first production of 2014 (1401). The highest grade material is always used for first batch productions and is highly sought after by collectors. This is an average blend of grade 6 material.
Smokey "BBQ" like aroma and taste. Crisp and smooth liquor with a solid "hui gan" and sweet aftertaste. Complex mouthfeel with hints of mushroom and a solid cha qi. Aged mao cha used give this a golden yellow tea soup and an aged taste.