White Peony – Bai Mu Dan
White Peony – Bai Mu Dan

White Peony – Bai Mu Dan

Regular price $5.00

Style: White

Origin: Fujian province, China

Description: White tea is unique in the tea world for its lack of processing – the flavours from such fine plucks are delicate and true to the terroir where the tea was grown. Barely oxidized, white tea is made either from the young, supple bud of the tea plant on its own, or accompanying the first leaf just below, and is dried flat. White Peony has its origin in the Fujian and Zhejiang provinces of China. The name ‘white tea’ – Bai Mu Dan – refers to the white silvery hair on the bud of the tea plant. Enjoy the luxurious delicacy and gentle sweetness that this fine tea type is known for –truly a divine treat for the palate.

Tasting Notes: This cup can be described as a journey through the growing seasons. It begins with a delicate, sweet aroma that blooms into a floral scent reminiscent of fresh spring raspberry blossoms. The palate of the steep transitions to a more robust summer sweetness, notes of fresh peony petals and grasses throughout. The earth tones of autumn come through in the linger, and during longer steeping - warm and gently toasty leaves, with notes of late rose blooms.

Brewing Instructions:  2g per cup. 85ºC water. steep 3 minutes. Re-steep.

Organic

The organic teas we import are artisanally farmed and crafted. They may change with each harvest season. The same tea harvested at a different time of year and processed by a different tea maker will vary slightly in flavour and finish.

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