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Produced 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.

Tasting Profile

  • SAVORY – sesame crackers, olive oil
  • VERY VEGETAL – candied radish
  • VERY SPICY – thyme, minerality
  • FRUITY – Italian lemon
DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2019
WuyangcunXiapu, Fujian
ELEVATION600 METERS
Da BaiTea Varietal

Bai Mu Dan (white peony) is picked with a combination of early spring buds and tender leaves, full of bud down that adds texture and richness to the tea. This fresh Ming Qian 2019 harvest is full of rich sesame notes and vibrant fresh olive oil undertones to complement the smooth, honeyed aftertaste and zesty Italian citrus highlights. This intense complexity comes from the wild environment and zero-intervention farming that the Wu Family practices on their high mountain plot, allowing the tea to pick up flavor and depth from the surrounding biodiverse plant life.

" 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... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

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

Gongfu

5 g.6  oz.use 176° watersteep 10 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