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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

  • FLORAL – lemongrass
  • VERY SPICY – sparkling minerality, allspice
  • SAVORY – marshmallow, flaky pastry
  • A LITTLE VEGETAL – cucumber
DATE OF PICKINGSpring 2019
WuyangcunXiapu, Fujian
ELEVATION600 METERS
Da BaiTea Varietal

The Wu Family's most prized oldest tea bushes growing among wild trees, flowers and bamboo are picked once in the extreme early spring for a bud-only harvest, and then allowed to build up nutrients until they are picked a second time when delicate leaves begin to unfurl. This second harvest of buds and leaves is what makes the finest Bai Mudan- full of teh complexity that later season sunlight brings but the sweetness and texture of the early cold-weather buds.

" 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