Top 10 Famous Chinese Tea (2) Huangshan Maofeng Tea (Yellow Mountain Fur Peak 黄山毛峰)

 Type: Green Tea

Origin: Huangshan, Anhui (Yellow Mountain)
Description: Clean needle-like tea with a slight floral overtone
 
Huangshan Maofeng Tea is a kind of green tea produced in Anhui Province in China. It is one of the most famous Chinese teas and can be always found in the list of China’s Famous Tea.
Huangshan Maofeng
Huangshan Maofeng Tea
 
The tea is grown near Huangshan, also named Yellow Mountain, hence the name. Yellow Mountain is also the home for many famous Chinese green teas. Huangshan Maofeng is also called “Yellow Mountain Fur Peak” in English, because the leaves are covered with white hairs and the processed leaves looks like peaks of mountains.
 
For this kind of tea, the best teas should be picked in the early spring before Qingming Festival (A Chinese festival in middle spring). Only the new buds which look like orchid buds on the tea trees and the leaves near by the buds are picked for making the tea.
Huangshan Maofeng

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