Qihong Xiangluo Hong Cha

“Fragrant Curls from Qimen” is a variety of the famous Qihong from Anhui province.

In appearance: small, glossy, dark brown curls of twisted leaves. The aroma is intense, herbal-woody. The liquor is transparent, apricot color.

The brewed tea has warm, bright bouquet with hints of wood, biscuit, lemon and juniper. The aroma is deep and warm, fruity-biscuit. The taste is full-bodied and sweetish, a bit tart, with juicy lemon acidity and refreshing finish.

Brew tea with hot boiling water (95°C) in a porcelain gaiwan or a teapot of porous clay. The proportion is 4-5 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is about 6-8 seconds. After that do short steeps (just for 2-3 seconds), increasing steeping time for each subsequent step, if necessary. You can steep the tea up to 7-8 times.

“Fragrant Curls from Qimen” is the right choice for everyday tea breaks. Goes well with milk and sweet snacks.

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