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What are the flavor of Wuyishan Tongmuguan Black Tea?

Jinjunmei is made of tea bud tips which are picked before Tomb-sweeping Day from a rare and primitive specie of wild tea which grow on mountains, in the National Natural Conservation Area of Wuyi Mountain, with an attitude of 1500 to 1800 meters. A skilled female worker can only pick about 2000 pieces of tea bud tips per day and needs tens of thousands of pieces of tea bud tips to produce, adopting the traditional hand-made processing technology of bohea lapsang tea, 500 grams of Jinjunmei. Processed Jinjunmei has the following characteristics: tight, slender and gold-yellow-black tea leaf, golden tea soap, mixed aromas of fruit, flower, honey, and potato. Jinjunmei is a top-level treasure that is so rare.

1, honey flavor, caramel aroma

Most of the time, when brewing black tea, boiling water is poured into it, we can smell the sweet scent. In fact, this is naturally related to the processing of black tea.

 

Black tea is fully fermented process technology. The tea has completed the chemical reaction centered on tea polyphenols in the fermentation process. The tea polyphenols are reduced by more than 90%, and most of the sugar elements are converted into monosaccharides. So the black tea is the most prominent is the sweet sweet flavor of honey, and it is also our common "honey fragrance".

 

2, sweet potato flavor

Commonly known as the Di Gua Xiang(sweet potato flavor), often drink black tea will smell the aroma of this kind.

The formation of sweet potato flavor, in general, for two reasons:

  1. Relationship between regional tree species: For example, the tea raw materials used in Min Hong (including Tanyang Gongfu) are mainly Fuyuan No.6 and No.7. This tree species has a very sweet taste, but the sweet potato is also a characteristic of its variety. In addition, the large white leaf tree used by dianhong is also obvious.
  2. Preservation relationship: the quality of black tea is not high, the grade is lower, plus brewing too much, the temperature is too long, the reason will also produce sweet potato flavor.

3, floral aroma, fruity aroma

The floral and fruity aromas are brought about by the process. When fermenting, it is slightly heavier, or if you make some fine adjustments in the craft, you can make various fruit flavors such as lychee scent, longan scent, and peach scent. In addition, wild black tea will also have a rich floral and fruity aroma.

The reason why tea is delicious is because it allows us to feel more rich flavors. When we smell incense, the sweet potato flavor, the honey fragrance, and the various floral fragrances all enter the nasal cavity.

Of course, good black tea not only has a kind of scent, but also has multiple scent, and the good black tea is rich in aroma and rich. So, for the feelings of different aroma, still need to try more to better identify the distinction.


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