Organic Jasmine Silver Needle (Yin Zhen Moli)
Completely different to flavoured jasmine teas, our organic Jasmine Silver Needle is our best selling white tea. Delicate, soothing, and refreshing, it is simply Silver Needle tea (Bai Hao Yin Zhen) which after careful plucking and processing has been stored until the jasmine plants start to produce blossom. Jasmine pickers spend the entire day carefully hand plucking only those buds set to bloom that same evening. The silver needles and jasmine flowers are then placed on trays in thin alternating layers. As the day’s fresh jasmine buds unfurl and release their essential oils, the tea absorbs the jasmine essence. This process of exposing the tea to jasmine blossom takes place over several nights until the tea has taken on the fragrance and flavour of jasmine, giving us this wonderful tea.
Further information about white tea in general and the difference between perfumed teas and flavoured teas can be found in the magazine section of our website.
HarvestedSpring 2022, scented with jasmine blossom in June 2022
OriginTea: Fuding County, Fujian Province. Jasmine Blossom: Heng County, Guangxi, China
FlavoursSweet, jasmine, reminiscent of honeysuckle
Infusions3 - 4
From controlled organic cultivation