Mei Zhan Black Teas
Black teas are made from tea leaves that have been quickly and heavily oxidized. This gives the leaf and liquor a dark appearance and significantly changes the aroma and flavor - most notably in the strong body of breakfast teas. Chinese gongfu black teas are less concerned with strength and focus on more subtle characteristics.
What is Mei Zhan?
Mei Zhan is a traditional oolong varietal from Fujian, but it can be used to make black tea. Mei Zhan has been transplanted in many different tea-producing regions of China and thrived.