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2021 Wild Bai Hao Yin Zhen Plot 2

2021 Wild Bai Hao Yin Zhen Plot 2

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Crafted by the Wu Family

The Wu Family’s wild arbor tea groves yield nuanced white teas thanks to established root stock, biodiversity, organic techniques, and patient and precise craftsmanship.
  • true
    savory
    65
    malt, French bread
    true
    fruit
    60
    plum, nectarine
    true
    floral
    65
    honey, osmanthus
    true
    spice
    70
    white pepper, ginger
    true
    vegetal
    55
    tulsi, soybean
    true
    fine, sparkling, cooling

    Tasting Profile

    • savory - malt, French bread
    • fruit - plum, nectarine
    • floral - honey, osmanthus
    • spice - white pepper, ginger
    • vegetal - tulsi, soybean
    • texture - fine, sparkling, cooling
    • DATE OF PICKINGApril 2021
    • WuyangcunXiapu, Fujian
    • ELEVATION600 METERS
    • Xiao BaiTea Varietal

    The new 2021 harvest is here!

    Bai Hao Yin Zhen is picked entirely from early spring buds, with almost no leaf at all. The result is extremely sweet and thick, with a light flavor but a lingering deep aftertaste and aroma. The biodiversity of the Wu Family’s multi-generational tea garden, left untended for decades yields tea with big rich flavor, the plant's response to competition from other plants and insects. The result is a silver needle with unparalleled refinement but a dynamic structure and energy. 



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  • 'White tea is one of the easiest ways to discover the effect of buds in the taste of tea. Most teas on the market are made with leaves, which have amore robust intensity to them. Some teas are made entirely or partially from buds which have a very different flavor and texture to be aware of'

  • 5
    6-8
    176
    40 seconds
    10
    5
    6
    176
    10 seconds
    3
    5
    12
    room temp
    8 hours

    Steeping Instructions

    Western

    5 g.6-8
    oz.
    use 176° watersteep 40 secondsresteep many times
    add 10 sec. each infusion

    Gongfu

    5 g.6 ozuse 176° watersteep 10 seconds
    add 3 sec. per steeping
    enjoy many steepings

    Iced/Cold

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

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