One of the best known China Black Teas, Keemun Gold (祁門金紅茶) when properly produced, is one of the finest teas in the world. Keemun black tea was only produced in China after 1875 and is one of the best-keeping black teas. The Keemun tea-growing region lies between the Yellow Mountains and the Yangtze River. With a wonderful winey and fruity depth of taste Keemun Gold makes a great tasting tea that is often taken with milk.
Origin: Anhui Province, China.
Elevation: Grown below 5000ft above sea level
Tea Variety: Camellia Sinensis var. Sinensis
Cultivar: Zhu Ye Zhong (槠叶种)
Tea Leaf Grade: Keemun Gold Grade 1 - whole leaf style
Brewing Temperature: 100°C
Caffeine Content: Approx. 27- 35mg per cup
Amount: 5g of tea leaves to 100ml of water
Sold in quantities of 100g