Li Xiangxi's family works together in Tongmu applying their incredible skill at roasting to their spring-fed high mountain tea. Their proceeds go to teaching rural tea ceremony.
While we are more used to seeing bright orange and gold buds in high end Jin Jun Mei, the black bud Jin Jun Mei has developed into its own unique style with a flavor all its own. Li Xiangxi often prefers drinking black Jin Jun Mei for its deep complexity. Black Jin Jun Mei is not to be confused with Wuyi Gongfu Black. While the buds are black, the material in a black Jin Jun Mei must be predominantly buds, not leaves.