When mentioning Yixing, the first thing everyone thinks of is the purple sand teapot, but Yixing black tea is rarely known. In fact, Yangxian (the ancient name of Yixing) has a long history of tea production. As early as the Tang Dynasty, Yixing black tea was well-known all over the world. "Yangxian tea" was given as tribute tea to the imperial palace of the Tang Dynasty. Lu Tong even commented on it as "the emperor has never tasted Yangxian tea, and the herbs dare not bloom first". On March 22, Tongxinshe Teahouse went to Yixing to purchase purple sand pots and also purchased this "Mingqian Super Yixing Black Tea".
Yixing, belonging to the Jiangnan tea area, is located at 30 degrees north latitude. It is the golden latitude belt rich in famous teas. It has a subtropical monsoon climate. The climate in this area is humid and rainy, and the climate is mild, which is especially suitable for the environment required for the growth of tea trees. Tea trees can effectively photosynthesize Enhanced and rich in content, this Yixing black tea was made from fresh leaves picked by Ming Qian in 2023, using the local Yihong Gongfu tea making process.
"The world's pearls and jade can be taken from one's feet, but it is like a pill of soil at the head of a stream in Yangxian." In Yixing, every household brews local tea in their own pots. Tea drinkers who are well versed in tea and tea utensils often know that "zisha pot" and Yixing black tea are excellent partners. , the tea soup tastes mellow and clear; while raising a purple sand pot with Yixing black tea, the effect of raising the pot is obvious.
The dry tea is black and bright, with even curls and a rich aroma. Both tureen and purple sand pot can be used for brewing. It is recommended to brew in a purple sand pot. Boiling water and warming the pot, pouring tea, let the heat stimulate the tea aroma, sniff lightly, and a delicate sweet fragrance comes out, which instantly refreshes the mind. Refreshing, the tea soup is orange-red and bright, mellow and thick, the bottom of the leaves is red and bright, with a pleasant sweet and fruity aroma, the taste is mellow and sweet, and the tea fragrance lasts for a long time.
Tea set: Zisha teapot (150ml)
Amount of tea: 5g
Brewing water: pure water, mountain spring water
Water temperature: 100° boiling water
Brewing: First brewing to moisten the tea, second to fourth brewing to buffer at a fixed point, the soup should be made quickly, and after five or six brews, it can be properly suffocated