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An introduction to Oolong tea

Chinese tea classification and Oolong tea

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The Charm of Oolong

The charm of Oolong tea (also spelled as wulong tea)  is incomparable. Yan Cha and Ti Kwan Yin, both belong to Oolong, different fragrance. The use of clay and porcelain teaware showcase oolong teas closeness to nature and augment  its unique taste.

Making Oolong tea is a spiritual experience. The special Corner in the house for making the tea is like a secret place in the soul. So, create a Oolong corner even in the smallest apartment, for the busiest man also needs his own time. Close your eyes and relax your mind... let the hot tea warm your heart…

Chinese Tea Classification

Chinese tea may be classified in many ways. Generally, categorizing according to processing techniques, we have the basic tae group and reprocessed tea group. The basic tea group includes green, yellow, white, blue (Oolong), black and dark tea.

Chinese tea classification and Oolong tea

Chinese tea can be categorized according to history, processing techniques, place, seasons, classes, shapes, marketing areas, Etc. Why don't you studies classified teas and two accepted basic tea group and processed tea group.

Tips:Reprocessed tea group includes, compressed tea, tea package, instant tea powder, tea beverage Etc.

2.The group that oolong belongs to

though the term “blue tea” may sound unfamiliar, oolong t is a familiar and well-known name. Oolong tea is another name for blue tea.

First discovered in the 17th century (later than other teas), in Fujian province of China, Oolong is said to have evolved from the tribute ball tea of the Song Dynasty. Half fermented, process by both green tea and black tea techniques, oolong boast green teas fragrance and black teas taste. Carefully picked and processed Longs tea making process represents a standard widely used in making other teas. Brewing in hot water, the edges of the green tea leaves turn red, learning it the term “green leaf red edge”. More than 300 years development has led to several kinds of oolong, and the you need flavor and taste attract more and more long fans.

 II. Oolong tea classification

Different locations and diverse tea tree types produce different qualities having unique taste. Oolong is generally classified as:

  1. According to location: Fijian Oolong (North Fijian and South Fujian Oolong), Guangdong Oolong and Taiwan Oolong.
  2. According to shape: bar, Hemisphere and granular oolong. Bar Oollong is mainly produced in North Fujian and Guangdong the other two kinds are produced in South Fujian and Taiwan. 
  3. According to Quality: Light fragrance and Rich fragrance, the former taking the most of the market share.