【Sun Moon Lake black tea】
Black tea is the whole fermented tea, in the process of tea, after withering, rolling, fermentation, drying, made of black tea factory can be divided into black tea, cut green tea and pure black tea three categories.
Taiwan in the early 100 years ago with locally grown lobular species to produce black tea, the quality of taste is not enough mellow, the Japanese occupation period to improve the quality of Taiwan black tea, from India in 1925 introduced large leaf Assam (Assam) tea planted in Taiwan, And the first choice in Nantou County Yuchi, Puli, the water area to promote the development of cultivation, to 1966 cultivation of 1815 hectares.
As the tea made of large-leaf species, clear red color, aroma alcohol and Gan Run, strong taste, and the Puli area of the pond is very suitable for the geographical development of Assam tea, so this area can be comparable to the production of large-leaf tea Assam Produced in India and Sri Lanka black tea.
Taicha 18 was selected as a hybrid between Myanmar big leaf (♀) and Taiwan wild camellia (♂). After more than 50 years of breeding experiments, the optimum breed of black tea (strain B-40-58) In June 1977, the Taiwan Provincial Government Office of Agriculture and Forestry examined and approved the official registration of 18 Taiwan tea; the same year, Nantou county government to strengthen the promotion of black tea here, especially named "Sun Moon Lake black tea." And in the tea industry in 1992, the 100th anniversary of the reform of the vote by the election as "Hongyu"．
Taicha 18 is a large-leaf tea variety. Tea can be found in Taiwan's wild camellia, which has natural cinnamon fragrance and a touch of peppermint. This kind of charming fragrance has been praised by the black tea experts as the unique " Taiwan Hong ". Taiwan tea on the 18th in many of the world-famous black tea is very special and unique varieties, the special aroma after a long taste of people can not be immersed.