Keemun Hao Ya A - Vicony Teas
"Vicony Teas Company, the organic tea manufacturer, specializes in tea planting, production, selling and research. As a Chinese tea wholesaler & supplier, it is able to supply various kinds of Black tea, Green tea, White tea, Yellow tea, Oolong tea, Dark tea, Pu Erh Tea, Scented tea, Flowering tea, Herbal tea and Tea Powder at keen prices on a regular basis. To meet the needs of oversea tea shops, tea houses and retailers, Vicony Teas started to provide the oversea door to door tea wholesale service in 2009."
Ingredients: Chinese Keemun Black Tea
Steep Time: 3 minutes
First Sip Thought: "Full."
Smell: A light smoky aroma for both the dry leaf and after steep. This tea produced a bright reddish brown color. Vicony Teas say that "in a cup, the premium tea gives bright golden ring appeared near the edge of liquor to the cup. The golden ring is the sign that tea leaves are rich in theaflavins that is vital for good quality."
Taste: Brought to me by Qimen County, Anhui Province, China this Keemun is the highest grade. Some teas have specific names but are generally only grown and processed in a particular region. Keemun from China is one of those teas. This Keemun Hao Ya A is deep and rich in flavour with, like the aroma, a hint of smoke. With its sharp flavour profile and full body this Keemun is wonderfully energizing yet comforting. It's a great morning brew! Although some black teas are still great with the addition of milk, I prefer Keemun without and that is how this cup was prepared. I experimented and steeped this tea for 2 minutes at first but found that it wasn't strong enough to my liking. I recommend 3 minutes as I feel it brings out all the unique flavours from this tea that shouldn't be missed in one cup.
Verdict: 4.5 out of 5 tea leaves
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