Qimen (Keemun)

Produced in the Qimen region, a little city in Anhui, south of Huang Shan Mountain, the Keemun is one of the most famous Chinese tea, very popular with the Japanese, the Russians, and of course the English – it is one of the major ingredients of the famous English Breakfast Tea. It is the work of a civil servant who, after returning to the country in 1875, decided to apply to the local production, focused on green tea, the oxidation and fermentation process he had learned during the many years he spent in the Fujian province. 

 

The result was a tea that rapidly exceeded all his hopes and gained popularity in the West. Cut, calibrated, screened in different grades, its leaves are of an amazing consistency.Produced in the Qimen region, a little city in Anhui, south of Huang Shan Mountain, the Keemun is one of the most famous Chinese tea, very popular with the Japanese, the Russians, and of course the English – it is one of the major ingredients of the famous English Breakfast Tea. It is the work of a civil servant who, after returning to the country in 1875, decided to apply to the local production, focused on green tea, the oxidation and fermentation process he had learned during the many years he spent in the Fujian province. The result was a tea that rapidly exceeded all his hopes and gained popularity in the West. Cut, calibrated, screened in different grades, its leaves are of an amazing consistency.This is an exceptional Red tea finest grade of tea leaves. The bright amber infusion has an appetizing honeyed sweet aroma while the taste is wonderfully smooth and with a light hint of floral aftertaste. A harmonious combination of fruity, flowery and smoky flavors gives this tea a very unique and intriguing flavor. the slender, tightly curled black tea leaves make cups of lovely reddish beverage.