Mengding Ganlu tea

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Mengding Ganlu
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Type: Green

Other names: Chinese: 蒙顶甘露, Meng Ding Gan Lu, Mount Meng Sweet Dew
Origin: Sichuan Province, China

Quick description: A yellowish-green tea with sweet aftertaste.


Ganlu tea is the most famous tea from Mount Meng (Meng Shan),[citation needed] Sichuan Province in the southwest part of China.

It is believed that the tea was first discovered by Buddhist monk, Wu Li Zhen, as early as 202 BC–24 AD.[citation needed]

Ganlu is translated as "Sweet Dew", which refers to sweet flavor and taste of the tea.