Organic Sliver Needles Jasmine Tea
Famous Silver Needles white tea scented with the perfect amount of Jasmine aroma.
Silver Needles tea buds are plucked during the first few weeks of tea season. These buds are full of flavor and nutrients. The tea buds were stored in cold storage until July. Tea artisans picked new jasmine blooms at sunrise before it opened. Then the tea buds and new flowers are combined. As the jasmine blooms open, releasing sweet jasmine aroma, seeping into the tea buds. The tea buds absorb the jasmine aroma into the open pores. Sometimes a kilo of tea buds are scented for several days. Every day new jasmine blooms are introduced, keeping the aroma fresh.
This tea is great for special occasions or when you want to feel like royalty. Silver Needles white tea was coveted by Chinese emperors. Plucked a few times a year, this tea is produced in limited quanities.
How to Brew:
- Heat water to about 180F
- Place 1 teaspoon per 6 oz of water into a cup or teapot
- Pour water in tea steeping vessel
- Cover and let steep for 1-2 minutes
- Strain leaves and enjoy
- Reserve leaves for future steepings