Brewing difficulty: Easy
Best season to taste: Summer
Origin: Mengding Mountain of Mingshan County in Sichuan Province
Shape: curl shape and obvious fuzzy tips. Liquid: yellow green and bright.
Aroma: fresh, tender and fragrant.
Taste: sweet and cool.
Brewed tea leaves: yellow green and soft.
Weight: 100 g (3.53 oz)
Recognizing: There are various Mengding famous teas, such as Ganlu, Huangya, Shihua, Yuyechangchun and so on. Among them "Ganlu" is the best. Its quality characteristics are beautiful shape, uniform leaves, tight and curl fuzzy tips, tender and green color, thick aroma, and sweet taste. The liquid is yellow and green, clear and bright. And brewed tea leaves are even, fresh and bright.
Brewing method: top-putting brewing method is appropriate.
Water temperature: 75℃-85℃ is appropriate.
Tea sets: porcelain and pottery wares are best, followed by the glass.
Storage: Put Mengding Ganlu into the food packaging bags which is thick and with high density and high pressure without unusual smell. Then put them into the freezer or cold room. Temperature should be controlled between 3℃ to 6℃. Metal tins, boxes, cans and sealed bag are also appropriate. Place them in a cool dry place at a low temperature.