Silver Needle (Yin Zhen) White Tea

Silver Needle (Yin Zhen) White Tea
Silver Needle (Yin Zhen) White Tea
Product Code: 201403-5
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Silver Needle White Tea

2014 Pre-qingming Tea (Baihao Yinzhen)


Silver needle tea is made from the bud of the big leaf tea (dabaicha) bushes unique from the area. The white hair on the leaves are easily visible. They are mostly air dried and partially oxidized.

These are hand picked before March 28, 2014 from Taimu mountain area in Fuding China. They are considered the best of the best of the famous white tea.


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Recommended Steeping Instructions:

Use about 2~3 g (2~4 tsp) per 200 ml (6 oz) water

Steep 1~2 minutes in 75°C ~ 80°C (167°F ~ 176°F) water

3 infusions

Chinese Style of Steeping:

Use about 3~5 g per 200 ml water

Rinse the tea with hot water and discard the liquid immediately

Steep 1 minutes in 90 ~ 95 °C water, use gaiwan, smell and taste

Alternatively steep 5 minutes in 75°C water

At least 3 infusions


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