Wild Grown Huo Shan Huang Ya Yellow Tea 霍山黄芽
HighlightsDue to popular demand, we have brought this specialty yellow tea back! Huo Shan Yellow Tea is one of the three Chinese yellow teas hailing from Huo Shan county, Anhui province. It was a tribute tea during the Ming dynasty. Huo Shan county was the major operation base, known as Da Bie Shan (大别山根据地), for Deng Xiao Ping's Red Army in combating the Japanese invasion during WWII. Now it is the home of Huo Shan yellow tea.
Origin: Huo Shan, Anhui province, China
Picking standard: One bud, one leave
Elevation: 1000 meters
Harvest Time: Pre-ming, April 2022
Caffeine level: Light
Very floral, smooth and buttery, very refreshing, with lasting sweet finish. This tea is infusion-enduring, no bitterness or astringency whatsoever, even after long steeps.
This tea is very versatile in pairing with food. It complements either a light or heavy meal, is good with breakfast, or afternoon tea with cookies and other delectables.
185oF, 4 grams (3 tbsp) for 6 oz of spring/filtered water, adjust to taste, 1-2 minutes, 3 steeps. We advise against the use of tap water as well as purified water.