Brewing difficulty: Easy
Best season to taste: Autumn
Origin: Wuyi Mountain, Fujian Province
Shape: slim and tight strips, mostly in black color, slightly golden, with little fuzz.
Liquid: golden yellow, crystal and clear.
Aroma: There is a natural mixed scent of flower, fruit and honey. The aroma lasts long.
Taste: mellow, sweet, cool and smooth, durable alpine charm.
Brewed tea leaves: golden needle-liked shape, bronze.
Appearance: Jin Junmei’s bud and body bone are small. The dry tea is rather thin and tight. Jin Junmei is made all by manual rolling, thus the shape is slightly curved.
Liquid: Mainly orange, clear and bright. The inferior is red, turbid and dark.
Brewed tea leaves: fresh, bright and bronze. The inferior is red brown.
Tea charm: Jin Junmei is thick, soft, mellow and smooth. It taste not bitter and astringent and is resistant to infusion while the inferior is bitter and without tea charm.
Brewing method: middle-putting brewing method is proper.
Water: high quality of mountain spring water or purified water is better.
Water temperature: 90℃ or so.
Tea sets: tall glass is better, so that you can enjoy the fragrance and the beautiful shape of the tea buds stretching in the water.
Flushing: in a low-flushing way to avoid the tea soup turning turbid.
Brewing times: the real Jin Junmei can be brewed for 8 times at right water temperature and in a proper flushing way.