This tea is one of China’s Ten Famous Teas – It is also known as Melon Seed or Pumpkin Seed, not because of flavor, but the shape of the dry leaf. It is grown and processed in Liuan County in Henan/Anhui. It has been a tribute tea during Tang (618-907) & Qing (1636-1911) Dynasties. It’s unique plucking style using the second leaf of the plant and removing the central vein demonstrated the care and handling of this tea.
This tea will at first give you a mild sweetness a touch of lemon, the lasting impression turns more of a savory cooked buttered rice.