Organic Silver Needle White Tea (Bai Hao Yin Zhen) from Teavivre

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  White

Where to Buy:  Teavivre

Tea Description:

We at TeaVivre have carefully selected our organic Silver Needle White Tea to make sure it is absolute premium quality.  When brewed, it has a pale golden color and subtle flowery fragrance.  The taste of TeaVivre’s Silver Needle is delicate, without any bitterness or strong flavour.

Learn more about this tea here.

Taster’s Review:

This is a lovely Silver Needle.  The leaves are tender and vary in color ranging from a yellowish green to a pale green, with hints of tan and silver, and they are covered with soft silvery fuzz.  The aroma of the dry leaf is a combination of hay, flowers and air.  After brewing, the infusion maintains that fragrance, although it is a bit softer than that of the dry leaf.

The flavor is so wonderful!  It is delicate and sweet, with hints of flower, grass, and fruit.  It has a lovely complexity to it, but because the flavors are so soft, I find myself mesmerized by the tea … focusing on the beautiful layers of flavor … getting lost in the beauty of it.

There is some astringency to this tea, but absolutely no bitterness.  The aftertaste is sweet and floral.

This tea is wonderfully calming and inspires a sense of relaxation and deep contemplation.  It is an absolute joy to sip!  This is why I love tea!

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