Major Tea Regions
Chinese teas cover the most range of all tea-producing countries. China produces hundreds of varieties and styles of teas and categorizes them by leaf shape and size and the district name.
Main Teas of China:
脗聽Black teas: Chinese black teas are mild, sweet, and full-bodied with a range of smokiness. Best known are Keemun and Yunnan blacks.
脗聽Green teas: Chinese green teas are clean and vegetal with a range of essences from nutty to smoky. Best known are Gunpowder, Lung Ching (芒鈧揇ragon Well芒鈧?, Hubei Silver Tip, Young Hyson, Hyson, Chunmee, and Sowmee green teas.
Oolong teas: Chinese oolong teas are fruity and fragrant. Best known are Ti Kwan Yin and Phoenix Mountain.
Scented teas: Chinese scented teas boast the subtle flavors of flower petals or blossoms. Best known is Jasmine tea. See article on scented teas for more information.