These bold, well-made leaves with golden tips produce a dark liquor with a rich taste. The dry leaves have a toasty note which is present in the cup as well. Smooth notes of cocoa round out the profile of this selection.
A high-grade expression of traditionally smoked Lapsang Souchong, with a well-twisted leaf and a smattering of golden brown tips. While the aroma of the dry leaf has a lusty, smoky character, the cup has a smooth, mild to medium level of smokiness, as well as a toasty note, which balances the cup. ...
The fine leaves (fannings) produce a sweet cup with balanced flavor. We recommend a two minute infusion, but the tea is mellow and very forgiving, allowing for a longer steeping. A great value for white tea, with a relatively dark liquor, characteristic of Shou Me ...
The large, dark-olive leaves of this offering have a crepy appearance, and a smattering of downy tips scattered throughout. This Yunnan province production has a dark-hued liquor and interesting flavor hints, including red apple and mild spice notes. Priced for everyday consumption ...
This spring harvested tea from Hunan province boasts well-twisted leaves with a generous proportion of silver tips. The golden, light ecru liquor has a fruity aroma and taste. The cup profile is balanced, with deep flavor notes and light sweetness.
A special grade of white tea, with a small complement of tender leaf buds. The cup is delicate, with well-balanced flavor and a soothing aroma. The bolder leaf style yields a darker cup with an appealing flavor and subtle hints of vanilla.
A tea for those who enjoy a Pai Mu Tan with a slightly bolder flavor. The sweet, smooth liquor possesses a charming hint of melon and a nutty nuance. An infusion time of 3 minutes using 180 degree water is recommended.
This rare grade of white tea from Fujian province is an excellent selection for white tea connoisseurs. The pleasing vegetal taste is complemented with a delicate toasty note that adds interesting complexity. The finish is sweet and smooth.
This is one of the finest white teas produced. The light infusion has a buttery texture, and savory aroma. The delicate, clean flavor of the tea is exceptional, with a sweet, mellow finish that has a mild, lingering pungency. Highly recommended.
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