Biluochun is one of the famous green tea in China. Dongting Biluochun tea is produced in Dongting mountain, Taihu, Wuxian, Jiangsu province (now Suzhou). Taihu is vast, with clear water and vast expanse of smoke. Dongting Mountain is located on the shore of Taihu Lake. Dongshan is like a giant boat extending into the peninsula of Taihu Lake. Xishan is an island standing in the lake several kilometers apart. The climate of Xishan Mountain is mild, warm in winter and cool in summer, the air is fresh, and the clouds are diffuse. It is a unique environment for the growth of tea trees. Characteristic. Biluochun tea is thin, curly, snails, full of fur and green. After brewing, the taste is fresh and fresh, fragrant and fragrant, the soup is green and the water is clear, and the leaves are tender and tender. Especially high-grade Biluochun, you can flush tea after tea, tea still slowly sink, spread the fragrance of leaves, this is a strong performance of tea sprouts, but also other tea can not compare. Therefore, there is a folk saying: Biluochun is “copper wire, spiral, all over the hair, a tender (refers to buds and leaves) three fresh (refers to color, fragrance, taste) since ancient times less.”
Biluochun tea is picked separately from spring till the end of the rain. The tea leaves are picked as one bud and one leaf. The picked buds and leaves are also picked to remove fish leaves, old leaves and excessively long stems. Usually picking in the early morning, picking tea with bad quality before noon, and frying tea in the afternoon to evening. Most of them are still fry by manual method. The process is: roasting – kneading – rubbing and baking. The three processes are done in the same pot. The characteristic of stir frying is to stir and knead simultaneously. The key is to raise milled, that is to say, kneading and baking.
Dongting Biluochun tea has a unique style. It is often used to entertain foreign guests or as a high-grade gift. It is not only popular in the domestic market, but also exported to Japan, the United States, Germany, Singapore and other countries.
Some experts remind that color is the natural law of plant growth, the greener the color does not mean that the better the quality of tea, in distinguishing true and false Biluochun, should pay attention to the following matters:
1. Look at the appearance of color: the colors of Biluochun without pigment are soft and bright, and the colors of Biluochun with pigment are black, green, blue and dark.
2. Look at the color of the tea soup: after brewing Biluochun with boiling water, the color without pigment looks more soft and bright, and the color with pigment looks yellow and dark, just like the color of the old tea.
Experts add that if it is colored Biluochun, its fluff is mostly green, is the effect of being dyed green. And the real Biluochun should be full skin peels, with white little fluff.