Chinese Black Tea

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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YUNNAN TEA

YUNNAN TEA

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 ...

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Harney & Sons Loose Leaf Black Tea, Lapsang Souchong

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 distinctive smoky flavor so give it a try when you want a change of pace Tastes like pine smoke and bacon with some dark stone fruit Medium-full bodied tea with a heady aroma of pine and ...

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Qu Hao Silk, Organic

Qu Hao Silk, Organic

Organic Qu Hao Tea Origin: Fujian Province, China. The smoothest black tea in our collection, this single-origin organic tea is from Mount Wuyi, in Fujian China. From a region predominantly known for its oolongs, this rare black tea is picked for only a short time each year. Qu Hao’s full rich body ...

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Golden Monkey Black Tea by Teavana

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 ...

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Keemun Mao Fang

Keemun Mao Fang

Black Tea. In the 1870's, at the height of our supplier's export of this famed Chinese traditional black tea, the refined Keemun Mao Fang was honorably named one of the best three high aroma teas in the world. We are proud to share this history and tradition, passed down from generation to ...

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

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 ...

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China Keemun Black Tea

China Keemun Black Tea

Black tea. China Keemun has narrow, tightly twisted black leaves that brew a brilliant reddish-brown cup with a full-bodied, light, toasty flavor. Keemun tastes wonderful with or without milk or sugar, and goes exceptionally well with baked goods like breads, cakes and muffins. Try a steaming ...

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Grand Yunnan Imperial Organic Black Tea

Grand Yunnan Imperial Organic Black Tea

YunnanOrganic black tea InvigoratingEarthy, Smokey. Grand Yunnan Imperial is a delight of a tea. Its heavily oxidized, near-black leaves are flecked with shimmering golden buds. Their aroma is full, with notes of loam, blackberries, unsweetened chocolate and minerals. Scents of pine smoke, tobacco ...

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Organic Yunnan Black Tea

Organic Yunnan Black Tea

A hint of smokiness distinguishes this tea which has been basket-fired over charcoal. It is a robust tea with plentiful gold tips and produces a golden-hued cup.*This tea is grown in the southwest mountainous area of Yunnan province in

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Yunnan Jig

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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