Being the least processed of Chinese tea, white tea (白茶 – bái chá), is lightly oxidized. Chinese white tea is full of subtle lingering flavors and floral scents floating over grassy undertones. While being delicate, the flavor will fill your whole mouth. Aged white tea is also known to have a distinctive effect on calming a light cough or a sore throat. Explore with us white teas that abound with floral scents, milky smoothness and fruity aroma.
Bai Hao Yin Zhen (Silver Needle) is a popular white tea made with only the buds. Our top-grade Bai Hao Yin Zhen hails from the true origin of white tea, the Taimu Mountain in Fuding. Made exclusively from the first tea buds of spring, bursting with substances stored over the winter, this best Silver Needle delivers the unparalleled mouthfeel and taste of a white tea. Its pinnacle quality also makes it an ideal tea to age.
How to brew white tea? Making white tea can be overwhelming for those who are just getting into infusing tea in the gongfu style. How long do you steep white tea? What water temperature should you use for white tea? Is white tea delicate? All of these questions are answered here with a few tips and tricks thrown in and even a surprising brewing method to help you get the best sip and the most out of your white tea!