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Shelf life of yellow tea

Can anyone tell me what the shelf life of yellow tea is? My understanding is that at least some (if not all) are slightly oxidized in the ‘sealing yellow’ process, but I think they’re otherwise processed like green teas (most of which, my understanding is, have a short shelf life).


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TeaVivre said

Yellow tea is the specialty of China. The main characteristic of yellow tea’s appearance is that yellow liquor and tea leaves. The premium yellow tea is Jun Shan Yin Zheng ( Jun Shan Silver Needle), which from Dongting, Hunan. Its tea buds covered with pekoe, when brewed, the liquor is yellow and bright, also tasted mellow and fresh.

Generally, If you use the right method for the storage of the yellow tea, is can last one year. And here is a link about how to store the tea:


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Thanks for the information!

TeaVivre said

you’re welcome!

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