Keemun Black Tea (High Grade)
Black Tea- Keemun Black Tea
Other Name: Qimen Black Tea, 祁门红茶
Origin: keemun Black Tea is a famous black tea variety, produced in the areas of QiMen County, southwest of AnHui Province.
Description: The branch of the Yellow Mountain runs though the county, and the fertile red soil and mild climate with adequate rainfall and moderate sunshine make the tea trees very good quality. The shape of the Keemun Black Tea is tight and neat, and the needles are beautiful with a shinning black color (commonly known as “Glory” ). It has a mellow flavor. Keemun Black Tea is one of the Top 10 Famous Chinese Tea.
Taste: It tastes fresh and mellow with the flavor of honey fragrance, and the best-quality one even carries the everlasting orchid fragrance (commonly known as “QiMen fragrance” ). The liquor is bright red and the residue is also red. Drinking the tea alone is the best way to taste its fragrance, while adding some milk will still keep.
How to brew:
1. Containers selected: usually white porcelain tea set.
2. Tea and water consumption: 3-5g for a commonly-used cup, ie, the tea covers the bottom of the tea cup; for serving 3 or 4 people, 10-15g tea leaves are appropriate amount.
3. Water temperature and brewing time: best brewing for 3-5 minutes with hot water of about 90-100 ℃. In order to maintain the original flavor of tea, we suggest you’ d better draw the tea 7-8 times at most.
Harvest Period: Spring, 2010