Updated: Jul 2, 2020
Green Peony Tea is a special green tea made in unique techniques, which is produced in Huangshan mountain tea areas in An Hui province.
This hand-tied Green Peony Tea is comprised of only young buds grown deep in the mountains among fresh water springs and cool mists.The highest quality leaf and bud sets are picked in the early spring, carefully arranged in the shape of a flower, and then tied with a silk thread. the green peony tea is carefully hand made by experienced tea artisans who select and arrange the best large tea buds and tie them with a silk thread into the shape of a peony flower.
Under the condition of moderate-degree ferment-kiilling of fresh tea leaves, to conduct a comparative experiment of the extent of twisting, the posit n of binding, pressure-adding and mould-making, which have great impact on the figuration and endoplasm of green peony. As the result indicates, 5min twisting is necessary for a tight and straight shape. For the two or three-leaf e buds of twisted leaves, a binding under the second leave is essential to form a light and good-looking figuration of green peony. In the context of the formation, 50kg of pressure are required for flat and tight figuration and fine taste.
Green Peony is air-dried and roasted, producing a delicate flavor that is suitable for drinking throughout the day. May be steeped multiple times.When covered with hot water, the leaves "blossom" to reveal a sweetly floral aroma and a delicate and smooth flavor. To showcase this tea at its finest, we recommend brewing it in a glass or tempered glass cup.
Easy to brew, Green Peony makes an impressive finale to a special meal. It also makes a very convenient tea for travelers.Use one flower two times in 6-10 oz of water. it is recommended not to use boiling water for this delicate tea. steep the tea in near boiling temperature for 2-3 minutes. this tea produces a sweet-smelling, pale gold liquid with a deliciously smooth, floral taste.
Green Peony tea is also a state gift tea.In March, 2007, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), President of People’s Republic of China (PRC), and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Hu Jintao handed in person the tea of Green Peony Tea to Putin,President of Russian Federation.