A quality China Whole Leaf Black Tea with a characteristic slightly sweetish Keemun flavor.
The delicate and hand-rolled tight tea leaves of this Qimen variety are picked in the Chinese Anhui province. Low in tannin. Contains Whole Leaf Black Keemun Tea leaves from China.
Appropriate as afternoon and dinner tea. Theine (caffeine) content: Medium | Gift Tin Packaging
Suggested Water Temperature: 212 F – Suggested Infusion Time: 5 Minutes.
Preparation: Bring fresh water to the boil. Warm up your tea pot by rinsing it with hot water. Fill one teaspoon per 6 oz cup of this Black Tea into the preheated tea pot or preferred cup. Pour the hot water into the tea. Let infuse up to 5 Minutes and serve. Remove infuser or pour your tea into another tea-pot or thermos carafe. Using an infuser or ‘Permanent Tea Filter’ for your cup or pot makes it easy to separate the leaves from the beverage after steeping.
Culinary notes: Because of its fresh and light and sweet character this Black Tea is offered as a choice with milder foods, vegetarian, macrobiotic or vegetable recipes and special desserts including fruits, lighter cheese selections. Suitable as afternoon and High Tea choice.
Tea Station & Tea Fountain Custom Designer Blend. Mature Estate Quality.
We started creating client and custom blends like this one under our European TEA STATION label in 1975. Since 1997 our traditional tea blend designs and tisanes are also known and sold in the United States. For over 40 years the Top Quality and reasonable pricing of our special creations make them very popular selections for tea connoisseurs and clients in the Culinary Industry.
Note: In combination with leaves from Assam in India, the largest tea-growing region, Keemun leaves are also part of typical “Russian Blends”. Compare with TeaFountain # 1049 and TeaFountain # 1069.