Silver Needles is considered to be the treasure of the White tea world and with good reason. Reserved for the Chinese Imperial family for centuries, this luxurious tea is made using the first silvery unopened buds of the tea shrub. It has sweet and fragrant floral undertones that are soft and complex, a truly delicate tea adored by aficionados. Best served as a meditation tea to be savoured on its own without the distraction of food.
Type: White tea
Origin: China, Fujian, Fudan
Tasting notes: A pale yellow liquor that is soft and velvety on the tongue, a perfect balance of delicate subtle aromas which blend together perfectly.
Temperature: 75-80 degrees
Brewing instructions: Western method: Approx. 1-2 scoops or 2-3 grams for every 150ml of water for 5-10 minute infusion
Gong fu method; 2-3 scoops or 5 grams for every 150ml of water. First infusion 15-25 seconds and then 30-60 seconds for up to 5 infusions.
Pair with: Preferably taken on its own to fully enjoy this delicate brew.
Ingredients: Chinese white tea
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