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Keemun Mao Feng Imperial Organic - ZK91

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From Upton Tea Imports

These bold and attractive leaves produce a cup with an appealing aroma and complex character. The winey flavor notes are accented with a sweet note and biscuity hint. An all-around satisfying organic selection. We recommend a steeping time of 5-7 minutes.
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China

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Second cup of the morning….

And I think I have this loaded in here right. Upton has so many offerings with very similar wording that it is very helpful to add in the stock number. I did find a Keemun Mao Feng Imperial from Upton in the database, but the description was different and it did not indicate that it was organic. My conclusion was that they are different teas.

Leaves look very similar to the ZK67. They are long, thick, twisted and there are some golden tips in there. On drinking, it has more of a dark cocoa note than the ZK67, but seems less sweet overall. It is also very smooth, no indication of the slight smoke or earthiness some KMF teas exhibit, but there is definitely a very slight astringency at the end of the sip. At least I think I have that description right. It almost feels like you need a sip of water after sipping the tea, because it has a slight drying affect on the palate. This one is a little pricier than the ZK67 and ZK98, but you would expect that for an organic offering. It is definitely a good choice for those who seek out organic teas.

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looseTman

Hi Jen, What are your favorite organic black and Pu-erh teas from Upton? Thanks!

SimplyJenW

I don’t drink pu-erh (I tried to like it, but gave up). I am also not a good one to ask on organic teas. I generally don’t drink them as the premium price is not usually worth it to me personally.

looseTman

OK, Thanks

SimplyJenW

I do recommend trying just about anything you’d like from Upton. They offer samples of everything at a reasonable cost. This was just a sample. I picked up a few more interesting samples of blacks from them in the same order. Their customer service is great and I usually have the package from Mass to Ohio in two days with their flat rate.

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I really like this tea. A nice smooth but complex fruit flavor.

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