The rarity and preciousness of this special yellow tea from Zhejiang is fully expressed by the three characters that make up its name: 黄金芽 Huang Jin Ya, literally "golden buds".
In China, the color yellow is traditionally associated with the Emperor. In fact, only an emperor could have the privilege to admire the golden shimmer of this liquor, savor the delicate infusion, and enjoy its fresh aftertaste with subtle notes of cream and dried fruits.
The peculiar shape of Huang Jin Ya recalls to the mind the emerald needles of Anjibaicha green tea. In fact, this yellow tea is actually derived from Anjibaicha, which gives it a great concentration of amino acids, and thus a unique freshness. However, the tender buds of Huangjinya tea cultivar shine of a precious golden hue, warmer than the white candor of Anjibaicha buds.
Just like its green counterpart, this yellow tea is a perfect fit for a refreshing cold brew, but it can be also brewed in gongfucha, to better appreciate the subtle notes of each different brew.
25gr. signature package.
Origin: Anji, Zhejiang Province Flush: Spring 2020 Storage: avoid heat, light, and moisture
EASTERN BREWING Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 30 ml of water Brewing time: Begin with a 30-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. Water temperature: 75° C Number of brews: 4-5
WESTERN BREWING Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing time: 2:30 minutes Water temperature: 75° C
COLD BREW Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing:put the tea leaves in room temperature water and steep for 6-7 hours. Filter the liquor and drink within 24 hours.
All the teas included in our offer that are not part of our production, are the result of a careful selection made among the best Chinese producers, who share the key points of Eastern Leaves: care for the environment, precise and accurate processing methods, and only best-quality teas.
The years of commitment to our land, taking care of the trees and trying to achieve to best quality through the leaf-processing, continuously learning season after season, allowed us to build valuable relationships with other tea-producers all over China that we are glad to support and share with you.
Our constantly updated offer includes all tea categories: white, green, yellow, dark (fermented heicha), and wulong.
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