Qi Hong-Keemun-Needle Style-Premium
Keemun is a historical reputed black tea in China. It was made in year 1875 at Keemun County (Qi-men Xian) at Anhui Province (An-hui Sheng).
The keemun tea leaf is slender and fine, giving the sugary flavor with scent of sweet flowery note, with thick and mellow taste. These distinctive cup characteristics have gained much attention in the international tea profession.
This needle style Keemun was made under new tea-making technic. The tea leaves are shapely and graceful.
Other Names: Qi Men Hong, Qi Hong, Chinese Red Tea
Leaf is thin and slender with sharp point and containing buds.
Leaf in dark black color (Wu-run). It looks glossy and lustre.
Aroma and Taste
Dry leaf gives sugar syrup flavor with mild smoky flavor. When brewed, the liquor gives the same aromatic profile. After brewing, the aroma remains on the leaf of good Keemun.
It tastes smooth, brisk with mild green refreshing note. It is different from the commercial versions of this famous tea which is often giving harsh astringency or roughness, or thin and flat taste.