Yellow Tea

AMBER MOUNTAIN - Huo Shan Huang Ya

Ref: TEA-AMMC

Quantity: 20g


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Rare tea produced in very small amounts. A glowing infusion that tastes like pure sweet dew with a subtle complexity of flavour and a mesmerisingly smooth finish.


Harvest: Spring

Origin: Huo Mountain, Anhui, China

Type: Yellow

Approximate Altitude: 750m

 

GREAT TASTE 2014 AWARD WINNING TEA

Yellow tea was formerly an exclusive tea for the Chinese Emperor but the method to create this tea was lost for hundreds of years and rediscovered in the 1970’s.

 

The leaves are processed like a green tea but then steamed and covered for them to ‘reabsorb their flavour’. This creates a light and soft brew with less grassiness than a green tea.

 

 

A WORD ABOUT OUR TEA TASTER BAGS

These taster bags are a great way to sample a tea without buying a larger pack. Each taster bag has enough tea leaves to brew a large family pot or can be split in half if you want to make an individual mug of tea. Do not forget to reinfuse your tea according to our brewing guide recommendations. This means that each taster bag will provide around 4-10 mugs depending on the tea selected.

 


Directions:

To brew Western style, infuse about 2g (heaped teaspoon) of leaf per 300ml of 85c water for about 2 minutes. You can reinfuse up to 2 times by adding 60 seconds for every subsequent infusion. 


To brew Gong fu style, infuse about 5g of leaf per 150ml of 85c water for about 5 seconds. You can reinfuse up to 5 times by adding about 5 seconds for every subsequent infusion. 


For details on correct brewing check the Tea Brewing Chart and watch the

Video Guide to Brewing Tea.


 

Indications:

Here are just a few known health benefits associated with drinking yellow tea: Slows the ageing process - Lowers stress and anxiety - Helps reduce the risk of cancer – Strengthens cardiovascular health - Boosts your immune system.

 


 

chinalife STAFF PICK: Kasia - Amber Mountain

 

"In the summer months I prefer to have a lighter tea during the day. One of my all-time favourites is yellow tea 'Amber Mountain'. I love the very light and gentle flavour, which has less grassiness than green teas. I find it refreshing and it helps me to cool down during those hot summer days. This is a rare tea with an incredibly smooth finish."

 



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