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Jin Jun Mei - Beautiful Golden Eyebrows. Chinese Black Tea. Spring 2019 (Organic)

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 Organic/GMO Free
Brand Happy Earth Tea
SKU 3317_pID2593802059889
Brand’s Story

Brewers of happiness, one cup of organic tea at a time. Family-run Happy Earth Tea visits all the tea gardens they source from, ensuring fair wages and conditions. Check out their great selection of loose leaf teas – from green to chai to matcha, they share great tea tips!

More Information

Jin Jun Mei is a a black spring tea made entirely from the buds. JJM was developed in Wuyi mountains as recently as 2005 when some visitors challenged local tea maker to make a black tea from only the buds. After many attempts, Jin Jun Mei was introduced and is now regarded as one of the best Chinese black tea. Its silky body and rich fruity and sweet notes are a delight. 

LEAF:  Sweet nutty notes emanate from gorgeous golden tips (buds) that have been rolled finely. The buds are remarkably downy.

INFUSED LEAF: Woody brown, plump buds with milk chocolate notes that are sweet and cooling.

CUP: Rich amber with notes of honey, cooked yams and almonds. Coats the palate with sweet fruity, nutty flavors. Long lingering finish. Great at second steep.


   1 tbsp or 2.5 gm per 8 oz cup

   200-212 F

   3 mins. Second steep 5 mins

In gong fu style the tea yeilds up to 6 great infusions.


Wuyi, Fujian Province. China
Manufacture: Early April 2019
Method: Bio-Dynamic
Cultivar: Wuyi Caicha  



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