Hui Ming Tea

Hui Ming (惠明) is a green tea from Jingning county, Zhejiang province, China.

In ancient China, Hui Ming was considered a ‘white tea’.

It is said that this type of tea was first planted in Jingning around the years of 847 and 859 A.D. Soon after, in the year 861, a monk known as Huiming built a temple built a temple on the Nanquan Mountain and planted tea plants around it’s perimeter. Even today, there are still quite a few ancient tea trees surrounding the temple.

During the Ming Dynasty, it became a tribute tea.

Alternate Names

  • Jing Ning Hui Ming

Aroma & Flavor Profile

The flavor of Hui Ming tea is typically grassy, with notes of peach.

Travis Joynson

Travis Joynson

Travis Joynson is the founder and chief editor of the Professional Tea Taster.

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