The use of tea leaves to produce the first ever beverage originated in China around 5000 years ago. Although there are hundreds of varieties of Chinese teas they can mainly be classified into several categories white, green, oolong & black.
Dark leaves with a smoky aroma & taste
An earthy tea, softened by the addition of golden tips
An aged tea with red liquor and earthy taste
A Chinese black tea from the Anhui Province - A mild black tea
A Premium Chinese black tea with a slightly nutty flavour to it
Mostly fine tips gives this tea a delicate but full rich taste