Jin Jun Mei, a remarkable Chinese black tea, is a true testament to the artistry of tea craftsmanship. Hailing from the Wuyi Mountains in the Fujian province, this exquisite tea is crafted exclusively from the young buds of the tea plant, meticulously handpicked during the early spring season. The name "Jin Jun Mei" translates to "Golden Beautiful Eyebrow," a nod to the tea's appearance – small, tightly curled golden buds that resemble delicate eyebrows. The labor-intensive process of creating Jin Jun Mei involves a careful balance of withering, rolling, oxidation, and drying, resulting in a tea that's not only visually stunning but also boasts a rich, complex flavor profile.
Upon brewing, Jin Jun Mei unveils a brew that is amber-hued with a captivating aroma. Its flavor is a symphony of malt, honey, and a subtle cocoa undertone, offering a velvety and smooth texture. Known for its rarity and the skilled craftsmanship involved in its production, Jin Jun Mei is often considered a connoisseur's choice and a testament to the mastery of Chinese black tea artisans. Whether sipped in moments of quiet contemplation or shared among tea enthusiasts, Jin Jun Mei stands as a shining example of the beauty and depth that can be found in a single cup of tea.
Ingredients: Black tea
Origin: Fujian, China
This tea is fulfilled by our partner company Tea Runners. It's the same delicious tea from your Simple Loose Leaf subscription and fulfilled from the same warehouse.
Brew for 3 to 5 minutes at 200°f or 93°c
Brew for 2 to 3 minutes at 180°f or 82°c
Brew for 5 to 10 minutes at 212°f or 100°c
Brew for 2 to 3 minutes at 200°f or 93°c
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