Superfine Keemun Mao Feng Black Tea

Balanced aromatic and fresh rich taste

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Superfine Keemun Mao Feng Black Tea

Balanced aromatic and fresh rich taste

91% of 100

Qimen County, Huangshan City, Anhui Province, China


Spring Tea

Harvest Date:

May 3, 2024

Dry Leaf:

Dark black, glossy buds topped with golden tips


Light floral, chocolate


Bright orange-red


Bold but smooth, fruity taste with a lingering, mellow and sweet aftertaste

Tea Bush:

Keemun Zhuye tea tree species

Tea Garden:

White tower tea garden


Less than 40% of a cup of coffee


Store in airtight, opaque packaging; in cool, dry place

Shelf Life:

36 Months

Angel's Comment:

This is a typical Keemun tea with very balanced aromatic and fresh rich taste.

Keemun Mao Feng is a special variety of Keemun black tea, from Qi Men County in the Anhui province of China. It is known for its peculiar aroma and shape, and has been recognized as one of the world’s four best black teas.

Rated as the best of China’s black teas, Keemun is an absolute delight to drink. Teavivre’s superfine Keemun Mao Feng represents the best of this already high-quality tea, with a taste, aroma, and appearance that totally justify its renown. Handmade in its birthplace of Qimen, this tea is simply stunning.

Recommend Brewing Method

Cup Method

Chinese Gongfu Method

Teacup: 12oz / 355ml Gaiwan: 3.8oz / 110ml
194℉ / 90℃ 194℉ / 90℃
2 Teaspoons / 2.5g Tea 5g Tea
Brewing time: 3 - 5 mins

5 steeps: rinse, 10s, 5s, 10s, 15s, 15s

Rinse time is 5 seconds

Tea Garden

Baita (which means White Tower) Tea Garden (白塔茶园) is located in Keemun County, the corn-producing area of Keemun black tea, in Huangshan City. There are more than 9,225 acres of ecologically-rated tea gardens here, including almost 3,000 acres of organic-certified gardens.

Baita (White tower) tea garden in Keemun
Tea Farmer

As the fifth generation inheritor of the national non-material cultural heritage of Keemun black tea, Mr. Wang has over 30 years of experience in both growing and crafting Keemun black. Through these years has has devoted himself to the study and upgrading of the tea’s quality, with the aim of providing tea lovers with healthier and safer products. Mr. Wang once said to us that he still expects in the future to bring more and better teas to tea lovers.

Tea Farmer Mr. Wang


Keemun County is in the southern part of Anhui Province, west of Huangshan Mountain. It has a long history of growing Keemun tea, and has long been regarded as the hometown of Chinese Keemun black tea. Mountainous terrain covers 90% of its total area, with an average elevation of around 600 meters. Tea gardens are focused mainly in the valleys between these mountains, at elevations between 100 and 350 meters; of these valleys, forests occupy around 80% of the area. The temperatures here between day and night vary greatly, and this accompanied by the cloudy climate and short daylight hours result in a suitable environment for growing tea.

Map of Qimen
Qimen County
Huangshan, Anhui

Tea Bush

Keemun Zhuye (槠叶) has a composition consisting of 31.11% polyphenols, 14.66% catechin, 5.42% amino acids, and 44.72% water extractives. This is a nationally-recognized species and is suitable for making black and green teas; Kung Fu black tea, which is made from this species, is tight and dark and has a long-lasting aftertaste and a unique fruity floral flavor, referred to specially as “Keemun Fragrance”.

Keemun Zhuye


Keemun has a short (by Chinese standards) history, beginning in 1875 in Qimen. An unsuccessful bureaucrat by the name of Yu Gancheng decided to quit working for the government and instead try his hand at making tea. Due to the great demand and high prices for black teas at the time, he travelled to Fujian to learn how to make them; after returning to Anhui he introduced black teas to the area, which up until then had only produced green teas. Over the next decade or so, the processes and the teas themselves continuously improved, culminating in 1883 with what is now known as Keemun black tea. The amazing taste and aroma of this tea, combined with skillful marketing, resulted in this tea becoming an instant hit and led to it being in huge demand overseas in England and in the US. It won the international prize in the 1915 Panamanian World Expo.

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