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Huangshan Maofeng Tea

Huangshan Mao Feng tea is a green tea produced in the Anhui province of China. The Tea is widely regarded as the nonesuch among all types of green tea in China and almost always be found on the China Famous Tealist. The tea is grown near Huangshan (Yellow) Mountain, which is home to many famous varieties of Green Tea. Huangshan Mao Feng Tea's English translation is "Yellow Mountain Fur Peak" due to the small white hairs which cover the leaves and the shape of the processed leaves which resemble the peak of a mountain. The best teas are picked in the early Spring before China's Qingming Festival. When picking the tea, only the new tea buds and the leaf next to the bud are picked. Then, get them steamed, rolled and baked in the same day.

Huangshan Maofeng tea is featured by slightly coiled leaves, slender starwort-like shape, yellowish green, unveiled silver pekoe, and golden jannum. After brewing it in boiled water, the steam will arise and linger above the yellowish clear green liquor. The liquor is sweetish mellow and emits orchid fragrance.

There are numerous renowned springs on the Yellow Mountain which are ideal places to brew Yellow Mountain Maofeng tea for the purpose of obtaining top taste.

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