Also known as Keemun, this is a premium grade of the popular Chinese black tea that has been enjoyed in the west for a couple of centuries. Qimen is also the name of the county of which real Qimen tea comes from. Derived from the unique Mao Feng varietal of the tea plant and carefully grown in the Huangshan area of Anhui. Always a real treat to drink, as it is never astringent and is completely smooth in flavor. A richness develops that has flavor notes of chocolate and honey with a subtle floral undertone that adds real complexity.
Steep 3-5 min at 210°F
chocolate | malt | floral