2012 Aged Silver Needle White Tea

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Our Aged Silver Needle White Tea is very popular and it has deep brown tips that are covered in silvery-white fur create a clear, maple syrup like liquid that produces a sweet and warm nose with a herbal and medicinal edge. The taste is smooth with a silk texture leading into sweet notes of honey that has a long and malty aftertaste.white tea from 2012, produced in a traditional white tea way by slow withering and sun drying using Silver Needle grade tea leaves – the pre-open apical buds in the early spring. The tea was compressed into cakes with the intention to age and has been aged under dry and natural conditions in Fuding by the Master Ye.

Unlike green tea, a white tea is much better brought out with water in higher temperature: 90°C, even for a Silver Needle. For a compressed and aged Silver Needle white tea, the temperature need to be a bit higher. Optimum infusion temperature 95°C, using 3g per 150ml. You can get many infusions.