About Jin Jun Mei:
2023 Jin Jun Mei is a premium offering from the Wuyi Mountain region of Fujian, China. Spring buds are plucked, oxidized and then roasted into an incredibly sweet, smooth black tea. Jin Jun Mei means “beautiful golden eyebrows” and is highly sought-after for its lovely appearance and exceptional flavor. Jin Jun Mei stands up well to many infusions and will reveal new layers of flavor over time.
Available in a 50 gram pack.
Smooth with molasses sweetness and a lingering aftertaste. Notes of dried banana and sweet potato.
Every tea is different and can be brewed in different ways. The chart below is not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing of your tea to discover its unique character.
|Water Temp °F (°C)
|Steep Time (minutes)
|Number of Infusions
|Quantity of Leaf (tsp / 8oz water)