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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 FLORAL – clover honey
  • VEGETAL – celery
  • A LITTLE FRUITY – grapefruit peel
DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2016
HulinFuding, Fujian
ELEVATION520 METERS
Da BaiTea Varietal

Bai Mudan, or White Peony is usually picked after the earliest silver needle pickings and includes a blend of downy silver buds and nearly equally downy young leaves. The suspended down makes the tea particularly thick and rich. The Weng family grows their tea high above Fuding using traditional sustainable farming techniques and careful air-drying to lock in the flavor of the fresh leaf.

" 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

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

Iced/Cold

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

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