Silver Needle "Yin Zhen"

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Silver Needle white tea is a is a highly revered style amongst Chinese tea drinkers. The delicate, complex flavor showcases the premium qualities of Chinese white tea. Enjoy this selection as a mellow way to start your morning or to brighten your afternoon.

Baihao Yinzhen, or White Hair Silver Needle is a Chinese white tea made from only the top buds of the Da Bai (Big White) varietal. Grown in Fujian, China at high altitudes in cool climates, the plants are blanketed in mist encouraging nutrients to be stored in the leaves. The result is a beautiful, complex cup that has been enjoyed for centuries

The pale almond colored liquor is introduced by light, floral and nutty aromas. The palate is fresh and complex, with a buttery finish. Light notes of Jasmine introduce full, nutty midtones, ending with a light touch of spice.

Color: Pale Almond
Aroma: Light, Floral, Nutty
Palate: Fresh, Complex
Finish: Buttery

 

Top Note: Jasmine
Mid Note: Nuttiness
End Note: Spice

 

How to Make White Tea:
Amount: 1tsp (heaping)
Hot Water: 6oz
Water Temperature: 170º
Steep Time: 4 minutes