Tea: Jin Jun Mei

A Black Tea from Teasenz

Picture of Jin Jun Mei
Brand:Teasenz
Style:Black Tea
Region:Wuyi, Fujian, China
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Loose?Loose
# Ratings:2 View All
Product page:Jin Jun Mei

Review of Jin Jun Mei

AromaFlavorValueTotal
8 of 105 of 54 of 587 of 100
ExcellentExcellentGood Value

The aroma of the delicately curling buds is super rich, with notes of malt, and different layers of woodiness. There are hints of sweet pine sap, cedar, and a pinch of sandalwood, it is very aromatic, not as sweet as some Jin Jun Meis I have experienced, but still pretty intense. The finishing note is a whiff of molasses and honey, with just a hint of roasted peanuts.

Ever had tea out of a pine cup? Me either, but I imagine it would taste like this, rich, sweet, and malty, with a distinct pine sap undertone. It is quite entertaining, the pine taste does not overwhelm any of the other notes, it compliments them. The finish is a blend of cocoa and molasses, which lingers for a while.

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