Bai Hao Yin Zhen from Fujian province is one of the most high-quality Chinese teas. The name of the tea can be translated as “silver needles with white hairs”. What makes it visually distinct from other teas is the white hairs on the tea buds. In the old ages Chinese tradesmen would use “Bai Hao” as a collective name for all high-quality teas.
Bai Hao Yin Zhen Has a nuanced aroma with rich floral overtones. The flavour is mild and light with sweet dried fruit and floral undertones. Very refreshing and soothing. It is best to drink this tea in a conscious and attentive state of mind: this way you will be able to discover all that this White tea has to offer.
A great option for an experienced tea enthusiast., the flavour is very fine and may seem too subtle for someone who is just at the beginning of their tea journey. Recommended brewing temperature is 75-90°С (176-194°F). Bai Hao Yin Zhen is best prepared in porcelain or glass teaware. Tea-to-water ratio is 5 g. (0.18 oz) per 100 ml. (3.5 oz) of water. It can be steeped up to 6 times. Best served in the afternoon.
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