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Dianhong

Dianhong

Dianhong tea is a type of relatively high end gourmet Chinese black tea sometimes used in various tea blends and grown in Yunnan Province, China. The main difference between Dianhong and other Chinese black teas is the amount of fine leaf buds, or "golden tips," present in the dried tea. Fermented with lychee, rose and longan, Dianhong teas produces a brew that is brassy golden orange in colour with a sweet, gentle aroma and no astringency. Cheaper varieties of Dianhong produce a darker brownish brew that can be very bitter. Teas grown in Yunnan prior to the Han dynasty were typically produced in a compressed form similar to modern pu-erh tea. Dian hong is a relatively new ... more on Wikipedia

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