Grands Crus

Bai Hao Yin Zhen "Silver Needles"

White tea from Fujian, China
These exceptional silver needles unveil their fresh rose, vanilla and green grape fragrances within a boundlessly oily texture.
€39.00 €78.00 / 100g

SKU

2055
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  • Infusion Time 10'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 70°C - 160°F

  • Time of the day All day long

Description

This Grand Cru is from Fuding in Fujian. It is harvested on Jiufeng Mountain at almost 1.000 metres above sea level. It is produced from the Fuding Dahao cultivar. This superb tea has an exceptional harvest of highly regular thins silvery buds.

"Bai Hao Yin Zhen" is the highest and most sought-aftergrade of the famous "Silver Needle" tea.

The thin buds and hand-plucked, are slowly withered overseveral days before being carefully dried. An outstanding tea. These exceptional silver needles unveil their fresh rose, vanilla and green grape fragrances within a boundlessly oily texture. A rare tea indeed!

The Choice of Francois-Xavier Delmas

Tea sommelier Expert and Founder of Palais Des Thés

A superb white tea made entirely from fluffy buds. One of the rarest teas from Fujian. An absolute must. For tea connoisseurs.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Fujian, China
  • Tea colour:
  • white tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the testing: 10 minutes in water heated to 70°C

Grands Crus: savour the exceptional

Rare and ephemeral, teas identified as Grands Crus by Palais des Thés are the result of alchemy between a tea plant variety, its terroir and the talent of an artisan grower. Meticulously plucked, processed and sourced in the most respected tea gardens, our Grands Crus unveil unique flavours that reflect the refinement of their origins.

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