The tea's energy is described as remarkably strong, with a sensation that travels from the chest down and then shoots up to the brain. This intense energy is complemented by fresh floral and herb notes, which contribute to a bright and revitalizing experience.
Mother tree in tea cultivation are considered the best of their cultivar, possessing the strongest and best-tasting qualities. The selection of a tree as a mother tree is a mark of its exceptional quality, serving as the source for cloning and propagating new tea plants.
Ju Duo Zai, named for its almond aroma varietal, showcases the intricacies of tea naming. Not all almond aroma Phoenix Dan Cong teas are classified as Ju Duo Zai; this name is reserved for teas produced from older trees that meet specific quality standards. The name itself translates to "Little Saw Ear," which references the small leaves that resemble sawtooth-like edges.
It's recommended to use very good quality filtered water, specifically reverse osmosis filtered water, for brewing this tea. Spring water is noted to suppress the fragrance of the tea, while tap water is discouraged for use in brewing.