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Anhui, China

Wikipedia: Anhui | Official Government Website: www.ah.gov.cn 
Updated: Mar. 22, 2012 

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About Anhui, China | Tea-Producing Regions of Anhui, China | Styles of Tea Produced in Anhui, China | Best (Top-Rated) Anhui Teas

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About Anhui, China

Anhui province has some very steep topography. Public Domain Photo.
Anhui (安徽) is a province of China that is a major agricultural region and is important in tea production. It is located in the eastern portion of China, inland, and has a diverse geography, including both flat and mountainous regions. Anhui is located near other important tea producing regions, and is bordered by Jiangsu to the northeast, Zhejiang to the southeast, Jiangxi to the south, and Hubei to the southwest.

The climate in Anhui is slightly harsher and more variable than in coastal provinces, although much milder than western China. The northernmost part of Anhui and the higher-altitude regions are unsuitable for growing the tea plant. Most of the tea in Anhui is produced in the southern region; even in this area, the climate is cold enough that the tree line is around 5,900ft (1,800m), and the highest suitable altitude for growing tea is much lower.

Anhui is the origin of a number of varieties of tea, including Keemun black tea (originating in and named for Anhui's Qimen county), lu an gua pian / lu an melon seed green tea, Huangshan mao feng, Tai Ping Hou Kui, and hyson green tea, which includes chun mee and young hyson. Anhui also produces a number of styles of tea that originated in other provinces, as well as various herbs that are used for herbal tea or blending with tea.

Tea-Producing Regions of Anhui, China

Styles of Tea Produced in Anhui, China

This is a selection, not an exhaustive listing, of the styles of tea most commonly produced in Anhui, China.

Best Anhui Teas

The notion of the "best" Anhui teas is subjective, because different people have different tastes. We present the most often-rated and highest-rated teas produced in Anhui, China, and allow you to draw your own conclusions.

Most Often-Rated Teas

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Keemun Full Leaf Tea

Brand:Foojoy
Style:Keemun
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
99
4 Ratings
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Organic Superfine Keemun Fragrant Black Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Keemun
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
87
4 Ratings
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Liu An Gua Pian Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Lu An Melon Seed
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
98
4 Ratings
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English Breakfast

Brand:Bare Tea
Style:English Breakfast
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Sachet
45
4 Ratings
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Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
99
4 Ratings

Top-Rated Anhui Teas

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Keemun Full Leaf Tea

Brand:Foojoy
Style:Keemun
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
99
4 Ratings
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Huang Shan Mao Feng Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Mao Feng Green Tea
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
99
4 Ratings
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Liu An Gua Pian Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Lu An Melon Seed
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
98
4 Ratings
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Premium Tai Ping Hou Kui Green Tea

Brand:TeaVivre
Style:Taiping Hou Kui
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
94
3 Ratings
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Keemun Black Tea

Brand:Arbor Teas
Style:Keemun
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
91
3 Ratings

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