Tea: China Chun Mee

A Chun Mee from Upton Tea Imports - O Organic

This tea has been retired/discontinued.

Picture of China Chun Mee
Brand:Upton Tea Imports
Style:Chun Mee
Region:China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Loose?Loose
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Review of China Chun Mee

AromaFlavorValueTotal
6 of 104 of 54 of 570 of 100
GoodGoodGood Value

This tea, which I enjoyed, has been discontinued, which I don't think is a big loss because I preferred both the Chun Mee Dao Ming and Chun Mee Moon Palace from Upton.

Mellow and subdued, with a coolness to the aroma, without being crisp. There's a little smokiness in the aftertaste but less in the initial aroma. This tea is not very bitter at all, and is quite smooth. I prefer the similar Chun Mee Dao Ming, which is more bitter and much more complex, but I think this is a very good tea. It is also very inexpensive, even though it is organic!

I would also recommend ZG18 if you prefer a much smoother tea in the same style.

This tea scalds very easily if you brew it with water that is too hot, and it will yield an undrinkable cup, with a strong acidity, and an unpleasant aroma.

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