Six types of Chinese tea-part two

  1. Chinese Red Tea (Black tea)

Chinese red tea is a wholly-fermented tea. Red tea is the second largest category of Chinese tea. It is made from new shoots of tea leaves which are wilted, rolled, fermented, and dried. Chinese red tea is the most popular tea products in Southeast Asia and part of Europe’s. the resulting infusion yield a lovely red color and a subtle aromatic fragrance. Dianhong and Yixing are popular brands of Chinese red tea.


  1. Oolong Tea

Oolong tea is semi-fermented tea with unique characteristics, also known as blue tea. made from a blend of green and red teas. Oolong after brewing not only have the strong fragrance from black tea also have fresh fragrance from green tea, so it has a particularly unique taste. Oolong tea is a unique tea product of China. The mainly producing in Fujian, Guangdong, and Taiwan. Wenshan Baozhong Tea and Dongding Oolong Tea are two exemplary brands of this popular tea. Dongding Oolong Tea also is my favorite.

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  1. Yellow Tea

Yellow tea is produced by allowing damp tea leaves to dry naturally. It has a distinctive aroma, similar to red tea, but its flavor is closer to green and white teas. Yellow tea is also used to describe the high-quality tea which is server to the emperor, as yellow is the traditional imperial color. Junshan Yinzhen is produced in China’s Hunan province and is the country’s most popular yellow tea.

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