Footprint of Liu An Gua Pian

Last Updated On November 18, 2018

The only tea in the green tea with no buds and stalks – Liu An Gua Pian, it has been selected as one of the “Top Ten Famous Teas in China”. Lu’an tea, which began in Qin and Han. During the Tang and Song Dynasties, tea was very rich. During the Ming and Qing Dynasties, there were three hundred years of tribute tea history.

Liu An Gua Pian

There is no luxury in the royal tea gardens of the past, there is no special mountain environment. The Liu An Gua Pian pieces are made by themselves, and they are active in the cups of ordinary people with their unique materials and crafts. In Ximenqing House, in the Daguan Garden of Jiafu, the bureaucrats and the streets of the city, you can see the figure of Lu’an Tea.

Even the conscience drama “The Name of the People” of the fire last year, the figure of Liu’an is often seen in the drama. The expression of the package of Dakang, hand-made tea, portable thermos cup, the cup is filled with Liu An Gua Pian.

As early as the Tang Dynasty, the “Tea Classic” was known as the “Luzhou Lu’an (tea)”. It was more prosperous in the Ming and Qing Dynasties Xu Guangqi, a scientist of the Ming Dynasty, said in his book “The Book of Agricultural Politics” that “the tea of Lu’an State is the best of tea”; the three famous scholars of Li Dongyang, Xiao Xian and Li Shishi in the Ming Dynasty also mentioned many times in “Liu’an Tea”.  Is “Seven bowls of breeze from Lu’an” “Lu Yu’s old classics”, to “Lu’an Guap” is highly praised.

In the Qing Dynasty, it was listed as a “tribute”, and the Empress Dowager Cixi died in the 14th. The great writer Cao Xueqin’s masterpiece “Dream of Red Mansions” has been mentioned in more than 80 places, especially the “Miaoyu Tea (Lu’an Guapia)” section, which is very fascinating.

After a period of liberation, “Lu’an Guapian” was the special tribute tea of the Central Military Commission, and it was among the top ten tea competitions in 1959.

In modern times, it was designated as the Central Military Commission Tegong Tea. The founding Premier Zhou Enlai also recited the “Lu’an Guapian” before his death. In 1971, the former US Secretary of State visited China for the first time. Grade gifts are given to foreign friends.