A semi-fermented tea something halfway between unfermented green tea and fully fermented red tea, oolong tea is Sometimes referred to by the Chinese as 〞qing cha," or green tea, because of its greenish-brown hue. This tea is mainly produced in three provinces:
This tea gets the distinctive yellow color of both its leaves and the liquid it produces from the unique processing step of piling the leaves thickly for a certain period in order to force a yellow color on them. The tea gives out a pleasant refreshing aroma, and has a mellow and thick flavor. By size and degree of tenderness of the buds or leaves used as raw material, the tea is usually sorted into "yellow bud," "small yellow tea" or "big yellow tea."