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Sourced By Wang Yanxin

Wang Yanxin is a fierce advocate for small family farming, working with her farmer friends to develop entirely new kinds of tea and help them establish cooperatives

Tasting Profile

  • VERY FLORAL – night jasmine, lilac, honeysuckle, vanilla
  • FRUITY – banana, cotton candy, muscat, lychee
  • A LITTLE SAVORY – cream, marshmallow
  • A LITTLE SPICY – pine
DATE OF PICKING4/02/17
Lincang RegionYunnan Province
ELEVATION2000 METERS
Yunnan Da BaiTea Varietal

This year's 2017 Spring harvest pre-QingMing tea is traditionally scented and made with Da Bai varietal white tea. Unlike most jasmine on the market, this white tea is not sprayed with artifical oils or aromas. Instead, it is dried together with fresh jasmine blossoms strewn among the buds, allowing the natural aroma of the jasmine to absorb over several days into the tea itself. The final product is not mixed with jasmine flowers or oils but instead has a more potent, balanced and natural aroma than modern style jasmine.

" This is a classy jasmine tea. The aroma of fresh spring jasmine tea is always deep and sensual, and this year’s aroma is decidedly sweet and candied – delicious jasmine and lilac, spun cotton candy and vanilla... "

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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