Peony White Needle

Imperial Tea Garden

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  • Peony White Needle is a premium grade, loose leaf white tea from China. This rare and exotic white tea is from the Chongqing Province.  The needle shaped leaves are covered with delicate hairs that provide the tea connoisseur with a delicate lingering fragrance and fresh sweet mellow taste.  The rules for picking Peony White tea are strictly enforced. Only leaves picked between March 15 and April 10 are used. Harvesting does not commence unless the leaves are dry and void of any morning dew. No leaves are accepted if partially open or damaged in any way.  It is no wonder Peony White Needle ranks so high as a source for powerful antioxidants. With polyphenol levels of 12.5% by dry weight, this is truly a gourmet white tea for the connoisseur and health conscious
    individuals alike.

  • Origin:  Fujian Province China

    Grade:  Bashan Silver Tip Peony

    Altitude: 1500 - 4900 feet above sea level

    Manufacture Type: Non fermented, Traditional process, Naturally withered and dried, Small batch crafted, Hand sorted

    Characteristics:  This delicate white tea has a clean taste faintly reminiscent of fresh apples. Refreshing with a lovely, lingering flavor.

  • Hot Tea Brewing Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: Put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz/200-260 ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 3-7 minutes. Milk and sugar are not recommended.

    Iced Tea Preparation Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: To make 1 L/1 QT, put 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose tea into a teapot. Pour 1¼ cups/315ml of boiling water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 5 minutes. Fill a serving pitcher 1/4 full with cold water. Pour tea into serving pi

  • Caffeine Level ~ LOW


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