China's Famous Teas

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China's Famous Teas (中国名茶) or the Ten Great Chinese Teas (中国十大名茶) is a list of the ten most notable Chinese teas. The list varies considerably depending on the area where it is compiled and the current trend of tea consumption.[1]

Compilation of top ten list[edit]

Different sources cite different teas, but the following table compiles ten different such lists and ranks the teas upon recurrence.[2]

Translated English nameChinesePronunciationPlace of originTypeOccurrences
1Dragon Well西湖龙井Xī Hú Lóng JǐngHangzhou, ZhejiangGreen tea10
2Spring Snail洞庭碧螺春Dòng Tíng Bì Luó ChūnSuzhou, JiangsuGreen tea10
3Yellow Mountain Fur Peak黄山毛峰Huáng shān Máo FēngHuang Shan, AnhuiGreen tea10
4Mount Jun Silver Needle君山银针Jūn shān Yín ZhēnYueyang, HunanYellow tea10
5Qi Men Red祁门红茶Qí Mén Hóng CháQimen, AnhuiBlack tea10
6Big Red Robe武夷大紅袍Wǔ Yí Dà Hóng PáoWuyi Mountains, FujianOolong tea10
7Melon Seed六安瓜片Liǔ ān Guā PiànLu'an, AnhuiGreen tea10
8Iron Goddess安溪铁观音Ān xī Tiě Guān YīnAnxi, FujianOolong tea10
9Houkui tea太平猴魁Tài Píng Hóu KuíHuang Shan, AnhuiGreen tea10
10Maojian tea信阳毛尖Xìn yáng Máo JiānXinyang, HenanGreen tea9

Compilation of twenty lists[edit]

The following table compiles twenty different such lists and ranks the teas upon recurrence.[3]

Translated English nameChinesePronunciationPlace of originTypeOccurrences
1Dragon Well西湖龙井Xī Hú Lóng JǐngHangzhou, ZhejiangGreen tea20
2Spring Snail洞庭碧螺春Dòng Tíng Bì Luó ChūnSuzhou, JiangsuGreen tea20
3Iron Goddess安溪铁观音Ān xī Tiě Guān YīnAnxi, FujianOolong tea18
4Yellow Mountain Fur Peak黄山毛峰Huáng shān Máo FēngHuang Shan, AnhuiGreen tea17
5Mount Jun Silver Needle君山银针Jūn shān Yín ZhēnYueyang, HunanYellow tea14
6Qi Men Red祁门红茶Qí Mén Hóng CháQimen, AnhuiBlack tea12
7Big Red Robe武夷大紅袍Wǔ Yí Dà Hóng PáoWuyi Mountains, FujianOolong tea11
8Melon Seed六安瓜片Liǔ ān Guā PiànLu'an, AnhuiGreen tea11
9White Fur Silver Needle白毫银针Bái Háo Yín ZhēnFuding, FujianWhite tea10
10Pu-erh tea云南普洱Yúnnán Pǔ'ěr CháSimao, YunnanPost-fermented tea10

Agriculture Department of China 1959 list[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Famous Chinese Teas". Chinese-Tea-Culture.  Accessed June 2011.
  2. ^ "Top Ten Teas of China".  Accessed 18 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Chinese Tea The 10 Most famous Chinese teas". chinese-tea.net. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "China top ten famous teas". Retrieved 11 November 2011. 

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