Chinese Black Tea

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Black tea is called Hong Cha, red tea, in Chinese. Traditionally, only green tea was grown and praised in China. Black teas are relatively new to this region and were developed to suit European tastes. There are many famous Chinese varieties of black tea now with main growing regions in Yunnan, Anhui, and Fujian provinces.

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10 best Chinese black teas to buy online

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Harney & Sons Loose Leaf Black Tea, Lapsang Souchong

  • An ancient and much loved tea from China, large leaves are dried over smoky pine fires
  • Develops a ...


A high end gourmet black tea from China's Yunnan Province. When oxidized, these beautiful buds turn gold rather than black, resulting in a rich, smooth flavor. This tea is deliciously rich and malty, with lingering notes of chocolate and honey. Evokes a peppery sweetness. Its liquor is a ...

Lapsang Souchong N°210

Lapsang Souchong No. 210 is a smoked black tea from China’s Fujian region. The unique way the leaves are dried gives it its unique smoky taste. Smoked black China tea

Golden Moon Tea – Golden Monkey Tea – Organic – Loose Leaf

We want the tips, the whole tips, and nothing but the tips. Why? Because tea tips are the sweetest and most prized part of the tea leaf. And Golden Monkey is made with almost all golden tea tips. This gives you a light-bodied black tea that is full of sweetness with hints of semi-sweet chocolate. ...

Vanilla black tea

Called “black flower” by the Aztecs, vanilla is prized for its smooth, aromatic taste. Anyone with a sweet tooth will enjoy the subtly sweet flavour of black tea from China flavoured with Bourbon Vanilla. Black China tea with scent of Bourbon vanilla of Madagascar

The Tao of Tea, Rose Petal Black Tea, Loose Leaf, 4-Ounce Tin

Artisan Quality Pure Leaf Teas Fresh Brews 80 Cups Certified Kosher by EarthKosher Origin: Anhui Province, China. Also known as 'Meigui Hongcha', Rose Petal Black is a blend of the popular Chinese black tea 'Keemun' and fragrant red rose petals. Robust Keemun: The small leaf tea from Qimen county ...

Yunnan Fancy – 1lb bag

Yunnan Fancy black tea is one of the finest and noblest Chinese black teas, hailing from the cloud-veiled mountains of the Yunnan province. Nick-named the "mocha of teas", Yunnan Fancy black tea boasts beautiful large, golden-tipped leaves, a sensual aroma, and a rich, smooth flavor with a touch of ...

Golden Monkey Black Tea by Teavana

Steeped in ancient lore and imperial exclusivity, this legendary top Chinese tea is the finest black tea from the Fujian province. In 2011, it was served at the White House to the President of the United States and the President of China. A smooth tippy tea, rich with complex cocoa undertones, it ...

Tealyra – Yunnan Golden Special – Black Loose Leaf Tea – Chinese Black Tea – Organic

The Yunnan Province of South-western China is one of the cradles of fine tea production, and this Yunnan Golden Special Organic black tea is a true prince among them! Grown and cultivated by tea farmers with a distinguished history going back for many generations, Yunnan Golden Special Organic is ...

Yunnan Jig

Yunnan Jig is a black tea from the Yunnan province of China, the birthplace of tea itself. Yunnan black tea is easily identified by its abundance of soft golden tips, and savory cocoa and black pepper flavors. It is a very forgiving tea; will not taste bitter when over-steeped. Our Yunnan Jig ...


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