A grade of curled Chinese tea. Chunmee, or Chun Mee, provides an alluring, tasty green Chinese tea suitable for a variety of uses, based on the assigned grading.
Chunmee is a popular green tea. It has a dusty appearance and is generally more acidic and less sweet than other green teas. It was originally produced only in the Chinese Jiangxi province, but is nowadays also grown elsewhere. The tea is divided into several grades with numbers.
Chunmee tea, together with Assam Bukial tea, has been studied to observe the rate of infusion of caffeine. The study found that caffeine diffusion through the tea leaves is a greatly hindered process.