4 grams at a time; infuse at 85C (185F) for about one minute; graduallyincrease steeping time for subsequent infusions.
This rarest of Chinese teas is found in the Jiuzhai Mountains in the province of Anhui. High elevation and humidity contribute to its wonderfully distinct taste and flavor. Most are created from tea buds picked in early spring. However, the procedure for harvesting and producing yellow tea is quite tedious. More farmers are turning to the easier and more marketable green tea, rendering yellow tea more precious and elusive than ever before.