A Chinese White tea, also known as Jasmine Silver Needle, made entirely from the first tender leaf buds of Spring. Not flavoured but carefully scented over six consecutive nights with fresh jasmine flowers. Once the preserve of the Chinese Imperial family.
"Tea of this quality is extremely hard to find."Henrietta Lovell.
Tasting Notes A deep and heady aroma with a light, gentle flavour and a natural sweetness.
Quantity Use 2g of tea per 150ml of water.
Temperature For the optimum infusion use 70°C (158°F) water.
Time Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly.
Infusion You can infuse this tea at least twice. With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.
Cost Per Cup 33p per cup based on 2g of tea per 150ml of water and 2 infusions.