SILVER NEEDLE TEA (BAIHAO YINZHEN)
The namesake of their company, Silver Needle was once reserved for emperor and dignitaries of the court and worth its weight in gold. A rare and highly prized tea today, it’s harvested once a year in the spring season and only the bud of each tea tree is plucked and it must be done by hand to produce the finest Silver Needles. After careful searching and selection based on terroir, craftsmanship and the ultimate taste they bring you the finest Silver Needle Tea - sourced directly from a small tea estate situated on high plateaus in Fuding, China.
Origin: Fuding, China
Tea Type: White
Tasting note: Elegant, delicate and fragrance of orchids.
Caffeine Level: Light
Quantity: 1 tablespoon per 6 ounces
Water Temperature: 175-185F
Steeping Time: First three infusions 1 minute, subsequent infusions about 2 minutes
Tea connoisseurs often first clean tea leaves of dust and particles by steeping it in the suggested temperature for no more than 30 seconds and discarding the rinse water.
30 grams/10 servings per cylinder