Monte Metilile Silver Tips White Tea from Mozambique is a hidden gem in the world of tea. Rare and exquisite, this unique tea boasts a delicate flavour profile that perfectly captures the essence of Mozambique’s terroir, already known for its rich cultural diversity and stunning landscapes.
What sets Monte Metilile Silver Tips apart is Mozambique’s unique terroir, with the plants absorbing the essence of the surrounding environment. The fertile soil, proximity to the Indian Ocean, and diverse flora contribute to the tea’s unique flavor, reflecting Mozambique’s natural beauty and cultural richness in every cup.
Add to the terroir meticulous cultivation practices from a company committed to bio-organic farming, the tea plants undergo a slow and natural growth process, resulting in distinctive characteristics that make this white tea truly exceptional.
Crafted exclusively from young, unopened buds, Monte Metilile Silver Tips offers a subtle flavour profile with delightful floral and fruity notes that dance on the palate. The infusion is light and refreshing, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a mild alternative to black tea. The leaves undergo minimal processing and oxidation, and over time the oxidation slowly continues as the tea matures
With very fine, downy buds, the wet leaf of this tea has a very strong aroma of Chinese white tea such as Bai Mu Dan. The liquor is soft with a hint of stone fruits that you might expect from some oolongs. The second and third infusions reveal some pleasant honey notes.
Beyond its delicious taste, Monte Metilile Silver Tips, like other white teas, is rich in antioxidants.
As Mozambique establishes its presence in the global tea market, the introduction of Monte Metilile Silver Tips White Tea is an exciting development for tea enthusiasts. Whether savoured for pleasure or appreciated for its unique regional characteristics, this tea stands as a testament to Mozambique’s commitment to quality tea production, offering a truly distinctive tea-drinking experience. Experience the allure of Mozambique white tea with Monte Metille Silver Tips.
Try this tea as alternative to the Chinese Silver Needle, we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the complexity of flavour.
Read more about where this beautiful tea grows in Dan Bolton’s article “Magnificent Mozambique” in the October 2021 issue of TeaJourney magazine.