This JingMai Ancient Tea Tree Mini cakes contains rich and floral taste. The tea is very strong which 1/4 of the mini cake is strong enough to make a 8 oz cup of tea. We suggest you to steep the tea for at least 5 infusions. It is very long lasting after a sip, the bitter sweetness after-taste can last for almost 5 mins , strong cooling effects and rich tea soup.
At this moment , Jing Main mountain tea forest is nominating for World Heritage.
"Jingmai’s tea plantations are under consideration for inclusion in UNESCO's World Heritage list, and there is a fledgling tea tourism industry. For the moment, however, Western travelers remain a rare sight in the ethnic villages and cloud-shrouded valleys of Jingmai."- National Geographic
Jing Mai Old Tea Tree
In recent years,Semi-wild ancient tea trees
older than 1000 years have been discovered in Jing Mai Mountain area,
making it one of the earliest tea cultivation regions in the world.
The Tea Tree Forest:
JingMai Mountain's tea trees grow extensively in secondary
growth tropical monsoon evergreen broad-leafed forests.
Such forests have the arbor layer at the top, the shrub layer in
the middle and the vegetation layer at the bottom. Tall arbors
such as Toona Ciliata and Ficus Microcarpa grow in the
upper layer; the middle layer is dominated by ancient tea
trees and decorated with plants such as Lauraceae,
Ericaceae. The lower layer is covered by Gramineae and
Herbs. Compared with common terraced tea plantations, this
special multi-layered ecosystem plantation gives ancient
Pu’er tea trees well-preserved soil fertility, and effectively
reduced disease and pest.
In addition, JingMai Mountain local people not only believe
in Buddhism, but also believe in the "tea ancestor". They
host a grand ceremony to worship their ancestors who
discovered tea. They call the most exuberant tea
tree the "Tree of Tea Spirit". For over one thousand years,
local people have built a friendly relationship with ancient
tea trees and the nature with respects.
Jingmai Mountain is also part of the Ancient Tea Horse
Route. Through the Ancient Tea Horse Rout, tea culture was
spreading all over the world.
Region: HuiMin, LangCang
Latitude: 1662 meters above sea level
Ages of tea trees: 60-1000 years
Characteristics of JingMai Mountain teas: Deep wild orchid
aroma, long lasting "HuiGan" (aftertaste sweetness)
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