Yellow tea is a light-fermented tea, the processing technology is similar to green tea, just before or after the drying process, adding a “boring yellow” process, to promote its polyphenols chlorophyll and other substances partially oxidized. Its processing method is similar to green tea, its production process is: fresh leaves to kill green rolling – boring yellow, dry. Yellowing green, rolling, drying and other processes are similar to the green tea method, the most important process is boring yellow, which is the key to the characteristics of yellow tea, the main approach is to reach and crumple the tea wrapped in paper, use wet cloth to cover after the accumulation for dozens of minutes or a few hours, prompting the dhool of non-enzymatic autoxidation of hydrothermal effect, the formation of yellow.
Yellow tea is a Chinese specialty. According to the size of fresh leaves old buds, they are divided into yellow bud tea, yellow small tea and yellow big tea. Yellow bud tea mainly has Junshan silver needles, Meng Ding yellow bud and Huoshan yellow bud, Yuanan yellow tea; Yang mountain Maojian, Pingyang yellow soup, Ya’an yellow tea are yellow tea.
And Anhui Jinzhai, Huoshan, Hubei Yingshan and Guangdong Dayeqing has the yellow tea. The quality of yellow tea is “yellow leaf and water.” Hunan Yueyang is the hometown of yellow tea in China.
Yellow tea has the quality characteristics of “Yellow Leaf Yellow Soup”. This yellow color is produced during the tea making process through the boring yellow pile. The buds of yellow tea are tender and tender, with a fresh alcoholic aroma. Due to different varieties, various yellow teas have great differences in tea selection and processing techniques. For example, the “Junshan Yinzhen” tea of Junshan Dongting Lake in Yueyang, Hunan Province is all selected to be fat buds. The production of Ding Yi is very fine, there are ten processes of killing, spreading, initial baking, re-distribution, initial packaging, re-baking, re-distribution, re-packing, drying and grading. After processing, the “Junshan Yinzhen” has a luxuriant appearance and a golden color.