Anhui Province, along the Yangtze River and Huaihe River, spans the north and south. It has two core tea producing areas, Dabie Mountain and Southern Anhui Mountain. It has been famous for its good tea since ancient times. Among the top ten famous teas in China, Anhui tea accounts for 30% of the total, making Anhui tea industry the nameplate of Anhui Province. So, let's talk about the top ten famous teas in Anhui Province.
Top Ten Famous Teas in Anhui Province（1）
Yellow Mountain Fuzz Tip Tea
One of the ten famous tea in China belongs to green tea. It is produced in Huangshan area of Anhui Province. Every year in the Qingming Valley Rain, the first growing and tender buds of the improved tea trees "Huangshan species" and "Huangshan big leaf species" are selected and stir-fried by hand. The tea is slightly curled in shape, like a sparrow tongue, yellowish in green, silver exposed, and with golden fish leaves. Pour into the cup and make the fog to form the top. The soup is clear, green and yellow. The bottom of the leaves is vigorous. The taste is mellow and sweet. The fragrance is like orchid, with a long lasting flavor. Because the newly-made tea is covered with white hairs, with peaks of buds and awns, and fresh leaves are collected from the peak of Huangshan Mountain, the tea is named Huangshan Maofeng.
Liuan GuaPian Tea
Liuan Guapian is a special kind of green tea. Produced in Dabie Mountain area of Liuan City, Anhui Province, Tang Dynasty called Luzhou Liuan Tea as famous tea; Ming Dynasty called Liuan Guapian Tea as top-grade and top-quality tea; Qing Dynasty as court tribute tea. It has a long history and rich cultural connotation. Among all the tea leaves in the world, Liuan Guapian is the only one without buds and stalks, which is made from single leaves. Debudding not only keeps a single shape, but also has no grass flavor. The stem has been lignified in the process of making. After being removed, it can ensure that the tea tastes strong but not bitter, fragrant and not astringent. Liuan melon slices are picked within ten days before and after grain rain. When picking, two or three leaves are taken to seek "strong" rather than "tender".
Taiping Houkui Tea
Taiping Houkui Tea, one of the famous traditional Chinese tea, belongs to the green tea class. It is produced in Taiping County, Anhui Province. It is the best product of the top tea and enjoys a long reputation. Its shape is two leaves holding buds, flat and straight, naturally stretching, white hair concealed, brewed in a cup, buds and leaves slowly unfolding, relaxing into a flower, two leaves holding a bud, or hanging or sinking; tea soup is green, fragrant and refreshing.
Keemun Black Tea
Keemun Black Tea, short for Qihong, is a famous tea in Chinese history and a famous black tea boutique. Anhui Tea Farmer was founded in Guangxu Period, but the earliest recorded history can be traced back to Lu Yu's Tea Sutra in Tang Dynasty. The traditional Qimen black tea producing areas include Qimen, Fuliang, Zhide, and a small part of Guichi. The most core producing area is Qimen.
Tunxi Green Tea
Tunxi Green Tea is referred to as "Tun Green" for short, also known as "Mei Tea". The concentrated producing areas of Tunxi green tea are Xiuning, Shexian, Ningguo, Jixi and Dongxiang of Qimenli at the foot of Huangshan Mountain. All kinds of green tea produced in Huangshan Tea Township are distributed and exported by "Tunxi". Therefore, they are collectively called "Tunxi Green Tea". Tunxi Green Tea is one of the best tea in China.