About Wuyi Da Hong Pao Tea

Last Updated On October 27, 2018

Da Hong Pao, produced in Fujian Wuyishan, is an oolong tea with excellent quality. It is Chinese special tea. Its shape and appearance is tight, color is fresh green and brown, brewed soup bright yellow orange, red and green leaves. The most prominent quality is the fragrance of orchid is fragrant and lasting with obvious “rock charm”. In addition to refreshing, fatigue, diarrhea, antipyretic, anti-bacterial anti-inflammatory, antidote, detoxification disease prevention, digestion and tired to lose weight, bodybuilding and other health functions as the general tea, but also has anti-cancer, hypolipidemic, anti-aging, effect. Dahongpao is very resistant to brewing, there is still flavor after brewing seven or eight times. Drinking “Dahongpao” tea, you must taste slowly according to the “Kung Fu” small cans small slow drink program, in order to truly taste the top of the rock tea flavor. It paid attention to live, sweet, clear, fragrant.


Wuyi Dahongpao tea, buds because the tea buds is like red fire at early spring from distance, it likes the red gown covered tree, hence named. Dahongpao known as “champion in tea” reputation, is the king of rock tea.

Dahongpao belongs to “leaf red trim” semi-fermented tea. It has the bar-shaped knots, even, the color is dark brown fresh, brewed tea was dark orange yellow, clear and beautiful with soft bottom leaves, vermilion verdure, leaf heart is light green yellow; both glycol of black tea and the fragrance of green tea.

The existing first generation Dahongpao tea tree, only six, protected by the national level, tea production is less than one kilogram per year, and only for research purposes, it is impossible to go out of the market, and real Dahongpao in the market already is a dozen generations of grafting.


Dahongpao tea origin
Wuyi Rock Tea has a long history, and Dahongpao is the leader among Wuyi Rock Tea. It is said that there was a name in the early Qing Dynasty. In 1921, there was a number of Wuyishan in the travels of Jiang Shunan, such as Tianxinyan Jiulong. There is one of the three characters of Moya Stone Dahongpao, the biography of Tianxin Temple in 1927, one Tianyouyan and one Zhuzhu Cave (also called Shuiqian Cave), but unfortunately, these travels And the investigation did not explain the specific location of these Dahongpao, which temple tea house, whether it is the same species or the same name, whether the characteristics of the tea tree are the same and the quality.
In 1941, Lin Yiquan’s “Production and Marketing of Wuyi Rock Tea” mentioned that the stone stalk of Matouyan had Dahongpao, while the third process of recording Dahongpao was the Dahongpao of Kowloon. In 1958, when Chen Dehua was in Changle No. 1 Middle School in Fujian, he saw that the school’s art teacher Chen Li was transferred to Wuyishan and painted three pieces of Jiulong Dahongpao.
In the spring of 1962, the tea shop in Wuyishan cut the Dahongpao branches and brought them back to Hangzhou to plant the three Dahongpao in Kowloon.
In the spring of 1964, when the Fujian Tea Research Institute Xie Qingyu and other two entered Wuyishan, he was accompanied by Chen Dehua to go to Kowloon to cut the three Dahongpao branches and bring them back to Fu’an.
From the late 1970s to the early 1980s, Chen Dehua presided over the excavation, sorting, and breeding of Wuyi’s famous clusters. At the time, the Tianxin Brigade of the Yancha production area (accompanied by the captain’s entire journey) conducted a village-by-village and household-to-house investigation. The relevant state-run camps and related predecessors and tea people are also well-informed. Among them, Dahongpao tea trees do not have the presence of Tianyouyan, Zhuyudong (or Shuiyudong) or Matouyan, such as Lei Shi and Pan Tuo. From the famous four famous tea trees in Wuyi Mountain, Dahongpao, water turtle, white cockscomb and iron arhat have their own characteristics. The water-gold turtle tea tree grows on the side of the road. The white cockscomb tea tree is unique and the yellow leaves are up to 50 years long. Around day.