What is Huangshan Maofeng Tea?
Huangshan Maofeng is a long strip of roasted green tea. Its predecessor is called Yunwu Tea. According to the “Huangshan Chronicle”, “there is a stone crevice next to the Lotus Temple to raise tea.”
Regarding the origin of Huangshan Maofeng, according to the records of the Huizhou Chamber of Commerce, during the Guangxu period of the Qing Dynasty, tea merchant Xie Zhengan opened Xieyu Tea Shop. The fat and tender buds and leaves have been carefully carved to create tea of high quality and excellent flavor. Because the tea pekoe covers the body and the buds are like peaks, it is named Maofeng, which is later called Huangshan Maofeng.
Characteristics of Huangshan Maofeng Tea
Huangshan Maofeng tea looks like a sparrow’s tongue, with exposed pekoe, ivory color, and golden fish leaves; after brewing, the soup is clear and sweet, and the golden fish leaves and ivory color are two of the finest Huangshan Maofeng teas. Obvious features. The brewed Huangshan Maofeng tea is suspended upright, and then slowly sinks. Even if the tea is cold, there is still a fragrance called cool fragrance.
Huangshan Maofeng tea grade
Huangshan Maofeng is divided into six grades: Huangshan Maofeng is divided into first, second, third and first, second, and third.
Huangshan Maofeng is very particular about grades. The super-grade Huangshan Maofeng is made from a bud, one leaf and two leaves in the early stage of fresh leaf development. The standards for picking fresh leaves from grades 1 to 3 of Maofeng in Huangshan Mountain are one bud and one leaf, one bud and two leaves, and one bud and two leaves.