Through in Hanyu Pinyin, the pronunciation of Gongfu tea is exactly the same, known as gōng fu chá, there is still a big difference between what they mean. So, is there any difference between Gongfu tea and Kung fu tea?
With unique fragrance and full-bodied texture, the ancient wild tree black tea offers a richer and greater complex taste than other common Yunnan black teas, that’s why people love to named it as a “Black Beauty” tea due to its distinctive and extraordinary features.
There are dozens of categories of light black tea in China.
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Taiwan tea originated from Fujian, China. In the early 1800's a Fujian tea merchant took some seeds to Taiwan to see how well the plants would grow there. It proved to be very successful. Until now Taiwan tea has a history of more than 200 years.
Keemun black tea is one of China's Ten Most Famous Teas, and is a beautiful tea indeed. Keemun black tea is also known as Keemun Gongfu tea or Qimen Gongfu tea depending on dialect. Keemun black teas are known for their aromatic fragrance, mellow flavor and beautiful aesthetic value as well as the brilliant red liquor the brewed tea leaves produce.
Keemun Tea is widely recognized as the best black tea in china, and also considered one of the best available black tea in the world, therefore, it is crowed as the “Queen of Black Tea”. The appearance of keemun black tea is slender and elegant, while brewed, its liquor is red and brilliant, and the taste is mellow. Sometimes, it has the obvious sweet and fragrance, sometimes with rose, also with honey and fruit fragrance. The special fragrance is regarded as the Keemun Scent by the tea lovers in home and abroad.
There may be some confusing to tea beginners about the names of various teas. Sometimes a tea maybe have different names on different websites. For example, Iron Goddess of Mercy Oolong Tea is also being called Tie Guan Yin or Ti Kuan Yin.
China is the birthplace of black tea, which in China is called, perhaps more appropriately, hong cha – red tea – after its the red colored tea it usually produces. It's history in China can be traced back to the late Ming Dynasty, around the year 1590, when the first black tea – Lapsang Souchong – was produced in the area around Wuyi Mountain in Fujian province.