Keemuns are considered by many to be China's finest black tea. Known as the "Burgundy" of tea, these elegantly crafted leaves open to a superb bouquet equal to the praise they garner.
Lot Notes: Lot is organically grown and was harvested in April 2022. The farm is located in the Huangshan mountains of Anhui Province. Pluck standard is fine grade. Farm elevation is approximately 600 meters.
Tea Facts: Grown in Qimen County, Anhui Province. Mao Feng denotes its superior leaf grade. Cultivar is Zhuye. This cultivar contains essential oils of mycrenal and geraniol which are key contributors to the tea's very high aromas. Processing entails withering, rolling, oxidization, drying and leaf selection or grading. Steeps to a golden-red liquor.
Tasting Notes: Keemuns are known for aromatic, penetrating aromas and richly full flavors. We note a chocolatey aroma. Tea steeps to a warm, sweet, biscuity notes. Finish is clean and lingering.
Brewing Suggestions: A teaspoon of leaf for 6-8 ounces of water at a temperature of 185-205 F. Steep for 2 minutes. For more body, steep 3-4 minutes. Many enjoy this tea with milk and sugar.