Jasmine Silver Needle white tea is made up of young and elegant tea leaf buds with a whisper of jasmine aura. All the appeal and softly sweet nuances of a classic Silver Needle tea, enhanced with the graceful aroma of night-blooming jasmine flowers. Airy flavor, delicate mouthfeel and pleasantly dry finish. The quiet nature of this Jasmine Silver Needle white tea ensures it will make a gentle companion for your special moments.
This tea contains a low level of caffeine | Steep at 180° for 3-5 minutes.
Jasmine tea production is a two-step process. The tea is harvested and finished in the spring, then carefully stored until the summer, when the jasmine starts to bloom at night. Each evening, the tea is carefully layered with fresh blooms, which will open and give their scent to the tea. In the morning, the flowers are removed and the process is repeated again that evening. This happens several nights in a row, until the tea master has the aroma balance just right. At the end, the tea is refired to dry off any flower moisture imparted to the leaf. This is why some jasmines can have a toasty finish.
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Where is this tea grown?
Asked by C Lynn Carr
on February 18th, 2018
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