From: Fujian Province
Harvested: Spring (late March)
Finest Young Silver Leaf Buds
Aroma: Nectarine, smooth, fresh
Silver Needle White:
This is the king of white tea. It is produced in Fujian, China. This tea contains only the fine tender buds of the white tea plants. It is picked before Ching Ming (Chinese festival). It is a beautiful brew as the silver needles will dance vertically in the cup. The liquor of this tea is a shimmering light gold colour with a smooth mellow taste. This tea cools body heat and has powerful antioxidant properties. Its flavour is refreshing and sweet with a distinct floral fragrance.
Best Enjoyed: This tea makes a lovely afternoon tea. We particularly enjoy it at a time when we want to keep our energy level lower, but keep hydrated. We consider this a Late Afternoon Tea.
Small Tea Pot (smaller than 200 ml)
1/3-1/2 of volume 20-30 sec (after 3rd brew add 5-10 sec)
Large Tea Pot (larger than 200 ml)
1/4 volume 2-4 min
Very important: Please make sure to rinse, warm, and wet the tea leaves every time when making tea. This applies when you are using a large or small pot.