Purple tea is not one of the six tea types (white, green, yellow, red, wulong, dark). These are the result of different processing methods. Purple tea, on the other hand, is a quality of the tea leaves themselves. In this post, you will learn more about its causes, and how it influences a tea’s taste.
Mengding Ganlu (蒙顶甘露) is a famous green tea variety produced on and around Mengding Mountain in Sichuan Province. It is a pan-roasted green tea. Its name means “Mengding Sweet Dew”. It is considered one of China’s ten most famous teas.
How to store your tea and keep the fine leaves crisp and fresh? What types of tea are suited for ageing? Our Tea Storage Guide is here to help you with these questions. Every tea lover will at some point encounter this topic. In the following lines you will find easy rules for all the tea types available in our online shop.
Tianjian Tea (天尖) is a variation of Anhua Dark Tea. Its name means “Heavenly Tips”. As indicated by its name, it is considered to be the most delicate and precious of all dark teas from Anhua County. Produced in relatively small quantities, it used to be a rare and luxurious gift.
Huajuan Tea (花卷茶) is a variation of Anhua Dark Tea. The name means “patterned roll”. It is a description of the compressed tea logs, once they have been stripped from their protecting layers. What are its major production steps, which give it its unique taste? What are the meanings of Qianliang Tea, Bailiang Tea, and Shiliang Tea, its different names? These are the questions we will be answering in this post.