Keemun Ancient Black
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The origin of the world's first black tea
The first black tea in the Qimen country, this particular tea is considered to be one of the most popular black teas in the world. It's widely included in English Breakfast blends but better consumed on its own in order to get a full taste of this slightly smoky tea with lovely sweet notes and rare undertones.
Up until the mid 1870's, the Qimen county used to specialise exclusively in green teas until the first black tea factories were introduced using knowledge sourced from the Fujian province. It turned out to be widely successful and became one of the most well-known types of black tea in the world. Keemun Ancient Black is often included in English Breakfast blends and is sometimes referred to as one of the prime black teas of China.
|Our Tea||Industry Standard|
|Tea reigning from the small villages in Yunnan||Often just a name not referring to this traditional method of oxidisation|
|Age old oxidisation method using premium Pu'er leaf sourced from Yunnan China||Any kind of leaf can be used that resembles a black tea and name it "ancient'|
Qimen county - China
Keemun Ancient Black has a smoky, mellow taste, reminiscent of unsweetened cocoa and a very delicate, sweet aroma. This tea can easily become one of your favourites for its simplicity and fragrance. Best enjoyed with a bit of milk and is ideal with any meal of the day.
Whilst there is some scientific research indicating that tea may offer various health benefits, please note that all the information provided on this website is for informational purposes only. It should not be regarded as a replacement for medical advice, and it is not intended to be utilized as the primary method for treating any medical conditions or health concerns.