Keemun

Black China tea from Qimen County in Anhui. It was first produced in 1875 by a failed civil servant, Yu Qianchen, who had learned the secrets of black tea production in Fujian. Since its debut, Keemun has been considered the best black tea China produces, referred to as the King of Red Tea, or the Burgundy of China Tea, because of its superb bouquet. Keemuns have thick, full liquors with a rich aroma and sweet flavors. It is one of Chinas ten most famous teas. Keemun is mainly made from Keemun Zhuye varietal and is available in various grades and shapes from ordinary to the extraordinary like Keemun Needle, Keemun Hao Ya, Keemun Mao Feng, and Keemun Sechrna.