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Produced By the Weng Family

The Weng Family cultivates Da Bai varietal bushes on the misty peaks above Fuding using traditional sustainable farming techniques and meticulous processing.

Tasting Profile

  • VERY SAVORY – whipped cream
  • FLORAL – clover, vanilla
  • SPICY – cola nut, sparkling minerality
  • VEGETAL – cucumber
DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2017
HulinFuding, Fujian
ELEVATION520 METERS
Da BaiTea Varietal

This 2017 pre-Qing Ming harvest is made exclusively from tiny fresh buds. These buds are beautifully small and plump. The early delicate picking is very downy and intensely sweet. The aroma is full of savory sweetness, while the brewed tea is creamy and vanilla-heavy with fresh vegetal notes and a touch of citrus. Well balanced, sweet, lingering and impossible to oversteep. This is a lovely example of the elegance of silver needle white tea.

" Instead of reverting to pesticides and fertilizers like larger factory farms, Weng Wenkan grows soybeans and canola around his crops. The insects prefer the beans and leave the tea mostly unharmed. Growing beans alongside tea reduces total yield per acre, but increases biodiversity and provides natural insect management. All of this makes his tea taste better... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

5 g.6-8
oz.
use 205° watersteep 25 secondsresteep many times
add 10 sec. each infusion

Gongfu

5 g.6  oz.use 205° watersteep 6 seconds
add 3 sec. per steeping
enjoy many steepings

Iced/Cold

5 g.12
 oz.
use room temp. waterrefrigerate overnight
(8 to 12 hours)
add ice & enjoy

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