The ten most famous Chinese teas


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How many Chinese teas do you know? Chinese tea ceremony is the culture symbol of China. And also it has a high and good reputation in the world. Chinese tea has a long history of thousands years. Try to know more about them.

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The ten most famous Chinese teas

  1. 1. Chinese tea introduction  China is the homeland of tea  Culture symbol  Tea drinking is a kind of life style
  2. 2. The ten most famous Chinese teas Chinese Name Chinese Pronunciation Literally English Name Type 西湖龙井 Xi Hu Long Jing West Lake Dragon Well Green 洞庭碧螺春 Dong Ting Bi Luo Chun Green Snail Spring Green 黄山毛峰 Huangshan Mao Feng Yellow Mountain Fur Peak Green 太平猴魁 Taiping Hou Kui Taiping Monkey King Green 六安瓜片 Lu An Gua Pian Lu'an Melon Seed Green 信阳毛尖 Xinyang Mao Jian Xinyang Fur Tip Green 祁门红 Qimen Hung Keemun Black Tea Black 君山银针 Jun Shan Yin Zhen Junshan Silver Needle White 武夷岩茶 Wuyi Yan Cha Wuyi Rock Tea Oolong 安溪铁观音 Anxi Tie Guan Yin Anxi Iron Goddess Oolong Note: Above ten famous teas are in order according to the popularity.
  3. 3.  Often called the national drink of China  Originated in Dragon Well Village in Hangzhou of Zhejiang Province, China  Unique gentle and sweet flavor  Imperial people taste it (like Queen Elizabeth II)
  4. 4.  Originally grown in the Dong Ting mountain of Tai Hu, Jiangsu Province, China  Renowned for its delicate appearance, fruity taste, floral aroma, showy white hairs
  5. 5.  Grows in the Huangshan (yellow) Mountains (in Anhui province) 700 meters above sea levels  Features a complex aroma and the taste of floral sweetness
  6. 6.  Grows at the foot of Huangshan Mountain in Taiping County, Anhui Province, China  Lingering, sweet aftertaste with a hint of flowery overtones  Rare and very expensive
  7. 7.  Grows at Lu An County in Anhui province of China  Winner of the China Tea Award in 1982  Winner of China Food and Drink Award in 1988  Is said to help improving eyesight and relieving sleep disorder
  8. 8.  Produced near Dabie Mountain in Xinyang County, Henan Province  A history of over 2,000 years  Won a gold medal from the Panama Pacific International Exposition in 1914
  9. 9.  Produced in Qi Men County near Huangshan Mountain in Anhui Province  A distinctive fruity taste with just a hint of floweriness  Leaves are long and thin like small needles  Awarded for many times
  10. 10.  Originates from Junshan Island of Lake Dongting in Hunan Province  Smooth, light and sweet
  11. 11.  Grows on Wuyi Mount in Fujian Province  Has a rich fragrance flowers and endless sweet aftertaste  Crowned as “The medicine to cure all kinds of disease"
  12. 12.  Originates in Anxi County in Fujian Province  Leaves are dark green and rolled into tight balls  Aroma of orchids with no hint of grassiness  Flavor is long lasting
  13. 13. If you want to try for a taste of Chinese tea, you are always welcome to select the tea you go for in a large selection provided by More information and shopping-links on the 10 most famous Chinese teas:
  14. 14.  One of the first Taobao Agents in China  An intermediary for Taobao, Dangdang, Paipai and other online stores in China helping “normal” people in Europe and the Americas to buy in China (B2C)