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Precious Eyebrow ( Chun Mee )

Precious Eyebrow ( Chun Mee )

Precious Eyebrow ( Chun Mee )
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An aromatic and refreshing infusion, light astringency, fruity aftertaste.

Ingredients: organic Green Tea (Camelia Sinensis)

25g (8-15 cups of tea)
$2.95
$2.21
100g (35-65 cups of tea)
$5.95
$4.46
500g (165-300 cups of tea)
$23.95
$17.96
2kg (670-1300 cups of tea)
$79.95
$59.96

Instructions

  • Serving Size: 2.5g /cup
  • Steeping Temp: 78°C
  • Steeping Time: 2 mins.
  • Certification: Organic
  • Origin: China
  • Caffeine: Medium Light

Precious Eyebrow ( Chun Mee )

This Precious Eyebrow tea originates from Anhui Province in China. Also known as Chunmee, it is the most popular green tea in China, consumed by millions every day. Our Precious Eyebrow is the highest grade of "eyebrow' tea available. The eyebrow-shaped leaves yield a pleasantly aromatic and refreshing yellow infusion with a slight astringency and a provocative plum-like aftertaste.

Story, Folklore, History...

The Eyebrow (Chun mee) Teas:Eyebrow teas are a group of uniquely eyebrow-shaped green leaves, and have been the daily green tea choice for most of China for over 400 years. The leaves are first steamed and withered, then hand curled with great skill into a thin needle-like shape with a slight curve, ressembling a thin feminine eyebrow.

Tasting Notes

Certification: Organic
Grade or Quality: Leaf
Aroma: Grassy, citrus
Infusion Aroma: Very light, sweet citrus
Infusion Color: Pale amber
Base flavor: Fruity, plum-like aftertaste
Infusion Strength: Medium

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I drink too much green tea and my tastes buds must be clogged!  This tea has very little flavor but when you do taste it, it is a heavier taste.  Overall nothing special.

Submitted by Toolbox
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A lovely, lightly citrus green tea, a perfect relaxing ‘any-time’ brew. It’s delightful to watch the slender precious eyebrow-shaped leaves uncurl into a pale golden green tea.

Submitted by Lesley Anne

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