Chuan Hong is a fine, crisp black tea produced in Sichuan Province. Chuan Hong is the only black tea produced in Sichuan.
Within Sichuan province, Chuanhong is produced in the mountainous region surrounding Yibin, between Chengdu and Chongqing, just north of the border with Yunnan. The region’s humid, sub-tropical climate and rich soil make it a highly productive agricultural region. The region’s lower altitude, higher temperatures, and fertile soil lend it to the production of roasted black tea, in contrast to the more delicate green and yellow teas of E’mei and Mengding, Sichuan’s two famous tea mountains Sichuan congou black tea presents a gold hairy appearance with a strong, round and tight strip. It has a shiny dark luster. Endowed with an innate pure caramel-like fragrance, it tastes mellow, fresh and brisk. When brewed the soup looks darkly bright. Its tealeaves are thick, soft and harmoniously red. Ever since its first appearance Sichuan congou black tea has gained a high reputation in the international tea market and has sold well in countries such as Soviet, France, Britain, Germany, Romania, etc. and is thereby considered as an up-rising star of Chinese congou black tea. When brewed it smells a pure caramel-like fragrance and tastes mellow, fresh and brisk. The soup tinges darkly bright and the tealeaves are thick, soft and harmoniously red.