Help to Identify

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Help to Identify

by ArNg » Feb 10th, '12, 10:08

Hi, please help me to identify this tea. Can't read chinese but can see Menghai and the red piece of paper says 90. Produced in year 1990? :D
Smells like shou Pu.
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Re: Help to Identify

by gingkoseto » Feb 10th, '12, 12:04

It says 1990s, so probably not the year of 1990 but anytime between 1995-1999. The wrap says "made by Fu Hai factory, which is in Meng Hai region.

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Re: Help to Identify

by ArNg » Feb 11th, '12, 04:46

Oh ok. Thanks for the explanation. Will open it and try since its not from a reputable tea company. But it's a shou up erh right?

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Re: Help to Identify

by the_economist » Feb 11th, '12, 09:50

the label says it is.

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Re: Help to Identify

by davelcorp » Feb 11th, '12, 09:52

Fu Hai is a reputable factory. They've made some quite nice teas over the years.

I believe they are "next door" to the Menghai factory.

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Re: Help to Identify

by ArNg » Feb 11th, '12, 10:54

Thanks all :D

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Re: Help to Identify

by gasninja » Feb 11th, '12, 15:16

Fu hai opened in 97. I believe

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Re: Help to Identify

by ArNg » Feb 12th, '12, 05:36

gasninja wrote:Fu hai opened in 97. I believe
Thanks for the additional info. I think I will wait for a couple more years before I start tasting it :lol:

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