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About Junshan Yinzhen

Loose-leaf tea buds, yellow in color, covered in downy hairsLoose-leaf Junshan Yinzhen Yellow Tea, Photo © Akuppa John Wigham, CC BY 2.0.
Junshan yinzhen (君山银针), meaning Junshan silver needles is a yellow tea that is sometimes classified as white tea or green tea. We classify it as a yellow tea because its production process is characteristic of yellow teas.

Junshan Yinzhen is made only out of tips/buds, which are allowed to yellow for an hour before being roasted.[1] It is grown on Junshan island in Dongting lake, the largest freshwater lake in China, located in Hunan province.

This tea is similar in many respects to bai hao yinzhen, a white tea also called "silver needle". Usually when a tea is called "silver needle" alone, the term refers to the white tea.

References:

1. Junshan silver needle on rednet.cn, 2007-6-5.

Best Junshan Yinzhen

The notion of the "best" Junshan Yinzhen is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas in this category, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.

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Jun Shan Yin Zhen

Brand:Camellia Sinensis Tea House
Region:Hunan, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
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Examples of Junshan Yinzhen

The following are examples of the 6 selections of Junshan Yinzhen in our database.

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ZG53: Yellow Tea Jun Shan Yin Zhen

Brand:Upton Tea Imports
Region:Hunan, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
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Jun Shan Silver Needle

Brand:Earthbound Tea
Region:Fujian, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
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Junshan Yellow Silver Needle 2011

Brand:Mouya Tea
Region:Hunan, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose

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