Certified Organic "Snow Flower Bi Luo Chun" White Tea

$8.00 USD

Brand: Yunnan Sourcing Tea Shop

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An exquisite white tea made entirely from newly sprouted buds.  This tea is picked once yearly in April during which the buds are consistent in length and appearance. They are a beautiful bright green color when brewed. The taste is malty with hints of fruit and cane sugar.

Snow Flower Bi Luo Chun (雪花碧螺春) is a tippy style of Yunnan White tea, which is a Xue Ya #100 varietal growing at and altitude 1300 meters (4300 feet) on the southern slope Ma Wei Mountain (just west of Pu'Er City).  The processing is a kind of hybrid between green and white tea, with very brief kill-green, minimal rolling and warm air fixing/drying stage at the end.  The unique processing, voluptuous Xue Ya varietal, and pure environment all come together to create a wonderful, unique, and (most of all) tasty tea!

This is a classic "pure bud" style Yunnan Green Tea, being a bud only (no leaf) plucking style.  We recommend brewing gong fu style (short steepings at first) using 90C water and 5 grams per 100ml vessel. It can be brewed 6 to 8 times gong fu style!

Our Yunnan Sourcing Certified Organic teas are certified organic by EcoCert SA and are certified organic to international standards (EcoCert is IFOAM accredited).**

April Harvest and Processing

To see pictures of the organic plantation where this tea is grown click here!

 

**grown and packaged by Zuxiang Highmountain Tea Co.