Yunnan Pure Gold is the best variety of Dian Hong. It contains only golden tips, which are usually covered in fine downs. When viewed from a distance, the dried tea appears bright orange in color. The tea liquor is bright red in color and exhibits a gentle aroma and a sweet taste.
When using porcelain gaiwan or yixing teaware, boiled water at 80°C to 85°C, and are suitable for multiple infusions. It is important not to over brew the teas as they will easily go bitter.