According to the legend Golden Peony (Jin Mu Dan) is a magic flower. When it blossoms, all deceases stop and demons run away. A new sort of tea tree was named in honor of this magic flower. It was selected in the Agricultural Academy in the Fujian province. Jin Mu Dan Tree is “guan mu” agro type and characterized by high adoptive properties, resistant to extreme temperature (drought and frost) and its leaf is extremely rich in amino acids, polyphenols and caffeine. Long lasting work was done to get the success from 1978 to 2002. Scientists of the Academy made great research to cross the variety of the Te Guan Yin mother plant and Huang Yan paternal plant.
The dry tea leaves are of medium size, have vinous-brown and fenny colors. The aroma of dry tea is warm with corny and spicy tones. The clear liquor has a golden red tint.
The bouquet of brewed tea has woody, fruity and corny tones. The taste is dense, rich, oily, sweetish, with tender berry sour taste. The rich aroma is floral. The nice aftertaste is refreshing.
Jin Mu Dan is brewed with hot boiled water (95-100°С) in thick-walled gaiwan. The gaiwan cap lets you enjoy the odorous aroma. Take 5 grams of tea for 120 ml volume vessel. Shed tea with hot water, and after infuse few times for 10 seconds and gradually increase the infusion time till 2 minutes. This tea goes 6-7 infusions brewing this way.
This original tea has a mild taste and meditative effect. It warms and relaxes the body, refreshes the perception, gives the joy and inner renovation.