Ju Duo Zai, a named tree for almond aroma varietal, not all almond aroma Phoenix Dan Cong tea is Ju Duo Zai, only the tea tree is old enought, quality meets a certain level can the tea use the name Ju Duo Zai. The actual name means Little Saw Ear, small leaves shape like an ear with sawtooth like edge.
It has a gardenia, jasmine floral aroma mixed with fresh green leaf aroma, not grassy, just fresh leaf, the sweetness has a raw almond flavor to it, the Chinese refer to it as apricot seed aroma. It's very refreshing!
Recommended water for all teas: very good quality filtered water, ie reverse osmosis filtered water. Spring water suppresses the fragrance quite a bit. Tap water is prohibited! Avoid tap water.