Flavour profile: A delicate and tenderly sweet taste of honey balanced by a fresh herbaceous background combine to make this a very easy drinking and delicious infusion.
Strength: 3/5, Astringency: 1/5, Sweetness: 5/5
Leaf: Lovely burnished bronze and dark green coloured leaves with huge fluffy silver tips covered in downy white hairs giving a soft fruity honey aroma.
Produced: Spring 2016. Tea cultivar: Fuding Dai Bai
Origin: Hulin village, Fuding, Fujian Province, China.
Background: Medium-heavy oxidised Bai Mu Dan white tea with a mellow smoothness and lovely flavour. Slightly less oxidised than last years 2015 batch giving a more herbaceous background to the flowery honey taste. This high grade White Peony (Bai Mu Dan) is grown at an elevation of 2700ft on the slopes of Tai Lao Mountain on a large family run tea farm owned by Mr. Lin near Hulin Village. Located close to Fuding in Fujian, this area is one of the traditonal homelands of Bai Mu Dan and quality white teas. Also known as Pai Mu Tan, Mudan and Mutan!
Brewing guide: 2.5grams per 200ml. See guides on the main White tea page.