2010 Spring Handmade Imperial Zhu Ye Qing Green Tea
Zhu Ye Qing, literally means green bamboo leaf, is becoming one of the most popular green tea in recent years. It is named by Chen Yi, the Foreign Minister at that time, went to Emei Mountain to conduct the inspection, and full of his praise went toward the tea when he played chess and drank tea with the old monk in Wannian Temple, he asked, “What kind of tea is this?” The old monk answered, “That tea is the special product of Emei Mountain, without a name yet.”, and asked Marshal Chen Yi to name the tea. Marshal Chen Yi looked carefully into the tea in cup: the tea water was clear and leaves were green, full of life, so he said heart-felt, “It’s really like the tender bamboo leaf, we can just call it zhu ye qing” (in phonetic Chinese “zhuyeqing”). Since then this tea is slowly becoming famous in China, not only for its legendary name, but also its mellow, sweet tea taste.
Our this Zhu Ye Qing comes from the local farmer directly, enjoys very good sugarcane aroma and taste, which is totally different from the other famous green tea in aroma and taste, such as Long Jing, Liu An Gua Pian and so on. A tea worth to taste and enjoy different varieities of Chinese green tea.
Tea tree: Local old bush in Emei mountain
Origin: tea farmer in Emei mountain, Sichuan province
Harvest time: 2010 spring
Picking standard: One bud
Shape: Tight, fat.
Dried tea color: Jade green hue
Dry tea aroma: fresh, clean floral and sweet aroma
Taste: pleasing sugarcane taste, super fresh, thick, long-lasting sweetness and high floral aroma