This cake was produced according to one of the most popular recipes in the world of aged teas, and since the creation of this assemblage of medium grade leaves (4) in 1975 by the Menghai factory (2), enthusiasts have not ceased rejoicing. This nearly 20-year-old version, stored in the humid environment of Taiwan, already displays the mark of time by its aromas of damp burned wood and camphor. Its liquor, full and charged, develops fruity and mineral nuances followed by a refreshing mentholy finish. The first infusion is resinous and slightly bitter, an indication of its vitality and the …
Cup from Mr Chen CH-15Mr Chen Collection
Despite his young age he is now a prominent artisan who was awarded the status of master of pottery and crafts.
Chen Hua Song has always been passionate about Yixing teapots. He has specialized in engraving pottery. He works closely with his wife, who makes most of the pieces with which they work. He also engraves for several other serious potters. Over time he has developed a style of his own. Having the chance to see him at work is a breathtaking sight.
Diameter of the opening: 5 cm
Height: 6.25 cm
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