Pu’er Tea “The Ancient Six Tea Mountain” Origin Knowledge

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Pu’er Tea “The Ancient Six Tea Mountain” Origin Knowledge

Yunnan Pu’er Tea has been a featured product of Yunnan since ancient times, and it is an indispensable business card for modern Yunnan to the whole country and the world. Pu’er Chashan is the most important embodiment of Pu’er tea’s reputation. It has played a substantial role in promoting and promoting Pu’er tea. It has decisively created the direction of Pu’er tea in the Qing Dynasty, the Republic of China, New China and even now.

The ancient six major tea mountains, also known as the six major tea mountains in Hanoi: 1, Gedeng Mountain; 2, Mangzhi Mountain; 3, Yibang Mountain; 4, Manzhuan Mountain; 5, Masa Mountain (Yiwu Mountain); 6, Youle Mountain

After the establishment of Pu’er Palace in Yongzheng period of Qing Dynasty, Simao Hall was directly under the jurisdiction of the Six Editions of Jiangnei Planning, and the Six Tea Mountains were also under the jurisdiction of Simao Hall.

1. Youle Puer Tea Mountain

Youle (now known as Jinuo Mountain) has always been listed as the first of the six ancient tea mountains. It is located in Jinuo Mountain Jinuo Township, Jinghong City, Xishuangbanna. It is the only tea mountain in the six ancient tea mountains that is not in Mengla County. Youle Ancient Tea Mountain is located in the southern edge of the infinite mountain range. It has favorable climatic conditions, abundant biological and land resources, and is the central producing area of Yunnan large-leaf tea. Youle Ancient Tree Tea is characterized by compact shape, slightly oily, fragrant aroma, overall soft and moist, more lively.

2. Yibang Puer Tea Mountain

Yibang is one of the six ancient tea mountains of Puer tea in Yunnan Province. It is located in Xiangming Township, Mengla County, Xishuangbanna. Yibang is originally called “Tangla” Yibang in Dai language, which means “tea well”. Among the six tea mountains, Yibang tea mountain has the highest elevation. The soil of Yibang tea mountain is similar to that of Yiwu tea mountain. The mountains and valleys are deep, the rivers are vertical and horizontal, the climate is humid, the sunshine is abundant, and the winter fog is abundant. It has all the material and natural conditions for the growth of tea trees.

Yibang Ancient Tea Garden mainly concentrates in Mansong (including Beiyin Mountain), Laokong, Jiabu, Mangong, chestnut trees, make up and near Yibang Old Street. Among them, the tribute tea in Qing Dynasty came from Mansong. Even today, Mansong still holds a very high position in Pu’er tea circle.

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Yibang is a small leaflet species with small buds, short and thin strands, yellow and green soup, yellow and green bottom, bitter, sweet in bitter, astringent in bitter, full soup; quick and long-lasting, fragrant, because long in the mountains, good environment, good mountain charm, cup bottom fragrance.

3. Gedeng Puer Tea Mountain

Gedeng Tea Mountain is the smallest of the six tea mountains. However, although it is small, it has a special position and a proud reputation in the six tea mountains because it is nearest to Kongming Mountain and has a huge king tea tree.

In the field of Gedeng Ancient Tea District, the ancient tea plantations in the ancient tea garden are surrounded by clouds and fog all the year round, with abundant sunshine, no severe cold in winter and no heat in summer, which provide a good growth environment for tea plantations.

Gedeng Pu’er Tea is an artist of the six ancient tea mountains. Its tea strips are black and bright, but not tight enough. It belongs to the bubble strip series. Golden tea is golden and bright after the soup is opened, the bottom of leaves is yellow and green, the tea soup is sweet, soft and delicate, the fragrance of flowers is rich, the vitality is rapid, and then the throat is cool, the mountain and wild atmosphere is strong, the bottom of the cup is fragrant, bitter and astringent is not obvious, bitter and sweet, astringent is short, the back is sweet, the soup is full and smooth.

4. Mangzhi Puer Tea Mountain

Mangzhi is also one of the six ancient tea mountains, located in Anle Village, Xiangming Township, Mengla County, Xishuangbanna Prefecture, Yunnan Province. Mangzhi Tea Mountain is close to Gedeng Tea Mountain and Kongming Mountain, and its area is smaller than Yibang Tea Mountain.

The ancient tea garden left by Mangzhi ancient tea mountain is distributed in various villages under the administrative jurisdiction of Anle Village Committee, mainly concentrated in Yanglin, laterite slope, Manya, Jiangxi Bay, Kouzhao and other places.

Mangzhi tea is neat and clean in shape, complete in strips, bright yellow after soup opening, bitter and slightly heavy in entrance, but it changes very quickly, tastes rich, the level of tea soup is strong, lasting flavor, rejuvenating quickly and vigorously, the steady honey fragrance sinks into the soup, after drinking, the smooth degree, thickness and fullness of tea soup are good, tea gas is sufficient, and foam resistance.

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5. Manzhuan Puer Tea Mountain

Manzhuan is located in Mengla County, Xishuangbanna Prefecture, Yunnan Province. It connects Yiwu to the East and Yibang to the north. It covers an area of about 300 square kilometers. Manzhuan Tea Mountain is one of the six ancient tea mountains.

Manzhuan Tea Mountain has a special topographic and climatic environment, located in high latitude and high altitude geographical location, and regional differences are obvious. Compared with other ancient tea mountains, the tea quality of Manzhuan Tea Mountain has obvious different characteristics. Manzhuan Tea Mountain is located between Yibang, Gedeng, Mansa and Yiwu Tea Mountains. It occupies the center of the six Tea Mountains and is the only place to travel north and south along the Tea Horse Road. Manzhuan Tea Mountain Ancient Tea Gardens are distributed between 565 and 1540 meters above sea level.

 

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