Gongmei White Tea - COLORFULTEA

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Brewing difficulty: Easy
Best season to taste: Summer
Origin: Fuding and Zhenghe in Fujian Province
Appearance: obvious buds, mass of white fuzzy tips, and jade leaves.
Liquid: orange or deep yellow.
Aroma: fresh and mellow.
Taste: mellow and brisk.
Brewed tea leaves: even, soft and bright with reddish veins.
Recognizing: Observing the high quality product, you'll see obvious buds, mass of white fuzzy tips, and jade leaves. The orange or deep yellow liquid, and even, soft and bright brewed tea leaves mirror the reddish veins through light. It tastes mellow and brisk, and smells fresh and pure.
Water temperature: above 85℃.
Tea sets: glass.


Weight: 150 g (5.3 oz).

Includes: Tea Leaves, Packing Bag.

Quality Guarantee Period: 24 Months.

Kongmee white tea (Gongmei White Tea): is one of the most productive varieties in white tea. kongmee white tea has clearly milli heart,and its heart is white and high in quality. And dry tea present green color, but, after brewing, the tea water will present yellow or dark yellow color. Of course, if you have a close observe, its leaves are very even, soft, bright. The efficacy of kongmee white tea is same as rhino horn, having not only the rule of refreshing detoxification, improving eyesight, but also has the effect such as sterilization, cleaning oral health, and so on.

Gongmei, also known as Shoumei, is one of the highest yield varieties in White tea, and made from tea shoots of Cai tea trees. Its flowery is called "Little White", distinct from "Big White" made from tea shoots of Fuding White tea and Zhenghe White tea.

Gongmei and Shoumei

Gongmei yields more than half of the total in White tea. The tea shoots of Cai tea is used for making White Pekoe Silver Needle and other varieties, and afterwards "Big White" for White Pekoe Silver Needle and White Peony and "Little White" for Gongmei. Gongmei is universally recognized as the top grade and superior to Shoumei. However Gongmei prevails now while Shoumei is rarely heard.

Gongmei Grade

Gongmei is classified into four grades: premium, A, B, and C. The top grade is featured by fat bud, tender leaf morphology, whole shoot, and tightly curly and even leaf, with a few broken leaves. It is grey green or dark green and even. Its leaf is olivine, soft and bright. It has no aged stalk. Moreover, it smells fragrant. Gongmei of inferior quality isn't such typically featured. Gongmei White Tea Gongmei White Tea Gongmei White Tea Gongmei White Tea Gongmei White Tea Gongmei White Tea Gongmei White Tea

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