Our producer of Wei Shan Mao Jian has revived the old memories of the region and offers us his yellow tea, recently returned to production after many years as the process had been all but lost and forgotten. Composed of a significant proportion of tufted buds, this lot has had a slight anaerobic oxidation in keeping with the tradition of the manufacture of this type of tea. The infusion releases vegetal (fiddleheads) and iodine aromas, evoking smoked mussels. Its light and veiled yellow liquor offers a firm texture complemented by delicious fruity (melon) and floral notes. Its finish is deep …
Meng Ding Huang YaYellow Bud from Meng Ding
This yellow tea composed almost entirely of buds comes from Sichuan province.
Its magnificent young shoots are selected before being covered with the fine hairs typical of that grade of imperial picking! Its light yellow liquor is sweet and tasty. Bold hazelnut aromas are complemented by hints of vanilla and herbs.
The finish is supported by its creamy texture and sweet taste. In the tradition of great teas - preferably to be enjoyed in a gaiwan in a careful ambiance!
To learn more about this product, see this blog article.
- Cultivar: Ming Shan no 9
- Producer: Zhang Qian
- Altitude: 400m
- Date of harvest: February 22, 2020