Introduction to Junshan Yinzhen Tea

Last Updated On September 22, 2018

Junshan Yinzhen is one of China’s famous tea. It is produced in Junshan, Dongying Lake in Yueyang, Hunan, Its shape is like a needle, hence named Junshan silver needle and belong to yellow tea. Its finished tea bud is thriving, uniform size, tea bud inside was golden yellow, the outer white celestial reveals complete, and the package is solid, tea bud shape is like a root silver needle, said elegantly “Jin Xiang Yu.” Junshan tea has a long history, the Tang Dynasty has produced, well-known. It is said that Princess Wencheng took Junshan Yinzhen tea into Tibet when she was married.

Junshan Yinzhen

Picking and production of Junshan Yinzhen have strict requirements, picking only in the “Tomb-Sweeping Day” seven days to ten days, picking the first round of spring tea buds. The bud head requires a length of 25-30 mm, a width of 3-4 mm, and a bud length of 2 mm. And the bud head contains 3-4 leaves, which is strong and strong. The production of this tea, to be completed, stalls drying, early drying, the first package, and then set drying, complex baking, complex, drying and other eight processes, required 78 hours.

Junshan Yinzhen Tea all is made from the bud, tea body is covered with hairs, bright color. The finished tea buds grow, the length of uniform size, is orange yellow, wrapped in a layer of white hair.

Brewing Junshan Yinzhen tea, the water is better to use clear spring water, the tea equipment should be transparent glass, the cup height of 10 to 15 cm, the cup diameter of 4 to 6 cm. Each cup of tea with 3 grams, too much or too little are not conducive to enjoy the posture of tea.

When Junshan Yinzhen brewed, the tea tip hangs up to the surface of the water, and then sinks slowly, the first three can do the same. When it is erected, it is like a fresh bamboo shoot. When it sinks, it is like a snow falling. The tea soup is yellow-orange, the buds are many and full, the strips are really uniform, the white is like feathers, the buds are golden and shiny, with a light yellow velvet, the leaves are thick and even, the taste is sweet and sweet, and the taste is unchanged for a long time.