Deliciously light, complex and delicate, Silver Needle loose leaf white tea, or "Baihao Yinzhen", is one of China’s rarest and most celebrated creations.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from strong light and odours. Once opened, store in an airtight container.
Only the youngest buds are picked before undergoing minimal processing, being left to wilt in the sun – the result is an extraordinarily refreshing loose leaf infusion with sweet notes of melon and jasmine.
- Origin: China
- Tea type: White
- Number of servings (using 2tsp/ 2g per cup): 50g = 25 cups
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
White tea's the least processed type of tea: unlike green or black tea, there's no heating or oxidation involved. Instead the freshly picked leaves are simply left to dry in the sun. The result is a sweetly delicate infusion, often singing with complex floral notes.