Silver Needle Bai Hao white tea
Silver Needle Bai Hao is made from an unusual tea bush variety that is local to this region of Yunnan - Camellia taliensis - that produces large, plump and juicy tea buds. It is mild yet mouth-filling and rich. The aroma is fresh and enticing and the taste is a heady mix of sweet ripe melon and the woodsy essence. For lovers of bud-picked white tea, this unusual tea is an elegant and special treat.
PLACE OF ORIGIN:
Fuding Silver Silver Needle (Bai Hao) comes from Fujian Province. It is only lightly oxidized. The most sought after productions are from the first flushes, which generally take place between late March to early April, when the year's first new buds "flush". For the production, only the leaf shoots, i.e. the leaf buds before opening, are plucked.
this tea contains various functional components, including caffeine, tea polyphenol, tea polysaccharide, theaflavin, theanine, which are beneficial for human health in multiple aspects. For example, tea polyphenol is anti-aging, antioxidants clearing free radical away, raw caffeine is less strong compared to caffeine in coffee, but is diuretic due to its function of restraining the re-absorbing of sodium, chloride, and water; caffeine together with flavanols help to refresh the mind and help to lose weight.
to fully appreciate the exquisite aroma of this tea, using a clear glass is highly suggested. Warm the glass first with boiling water and then pour 200 ml of water (80°C) over around 3 grams of tea. The tea leaves will start to float on top of the glass. After 5 minutes, some leaves will sink down to the bottom of the glass while others remain at the top. All tea leaves will then stand up vertically performing a magical dance An enchanting sight to enjoy before drinking the tea.
we recommend to store in a cool, dry and dark place.
50 g = 20 cups
5g / 30 sec / 3 infusions
5g / 3 min /1 infusion
5g / 1 min / 2 infusions
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