Zhou Family Handmade Silver Needle Loose Leaf White Tea
• Silver Needle Tea gets its name from its appearance. Its full name is White Downy Silvery Needle or Bai Hao Yin Zhen. The new growth leaf buds have fine white hairs that only appear during the very first pickings each year.
• This tea was harvested on 25th March 2020 in Zheng He area of Wuyi Mountain, Fujian Province and is made from the Da Bai cultivar - the most famous cultivar used to make Chinese white tea
• Our Silver Needle is hand picked and hand processed by the Zhou family of tea masters.
• It has a mild and sweet flavour with soft lengthy aftertaste
• We hand-pack our Silver Needle in Edinburgh into plastic free and recyclable aluminium caddies
Where is it from?:
Zheng He, Wuyi - Fujian Province China
2-3g (1-2 tsp)
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