Harvest Date: Mid-April
Growing Region: Huoshan, Anhui
Elevation: 800m (2,625ft)
Tea Bush/Varietal: Da Hua Ping Jin Ji Zhong
Huo Shan Huang Ya is one of the three famous Chinese Yellow teas, with the other two Meng Ding Huang Ya and Jun Shan Yin Zhen.
Huo Shan Huang Ya is produced in the Dabieshan Area in Huoshan County of Anhui Province. There is a special local tea cultivar Huoshan Jinjizhong in Huoshan. The Huo Shan Huang Ya is traditionally made from the material from this cultivar.
Most of the territory of Huoshan is in Dabieshan and is controlled by a Subtropical humid monsoon climate. There is no extreme weather and there is a lot of cloud and mist. the tea and other plants grow very well.
The tea produced in Huoshan has been especially valued in history. In the Tang Dynasty, Emperor Tang Xian Zong positioned three thousand soldiers in Huoshan to protect the tea gardens there.
In Ming Dynasty, the tea made in Huoshan was tribute tea to the central government.
2022 Huo Shan Tan Bei Huang Ya
- Water Temp: 180°F
- Water Amount: 150ml
- Tea Amount: 3g
- Steeping Time: 1m/1.5m/2m/3m
- # of Infusions: 3-4 infusions