|KIND OF TEA:||White tea (only one bud)|
|TYPE OF CULTIVATION:||Free Grown Assamica|
|PICKING TIME:||Sept 2016/ twice per year|
YIELD OF TEA:
|TEA LEAVES PROCESS:||Slightly oxidized and dried indoor on the ground at 25°C. Whitered and slightly rolled|
|LEAVES:||Pure whole buds, silver tone, silver grey|
|AROMA:||You can feel it straight on the tongue top, gentle and deep honey aroma, earthy and moldy, more bodied than standard Fujian Silver Needle|
|TASTE:||Well balanced, sweet honey and earthy taste|
|INFUSION COLOR:||Limpid pale yellow colour|
|INFUSION TIME:||2 mins|
|TEA/WATER QUANTITY:||European brewing: 2-3gr per 200ml of water|
Assamica big leaves are easy to be broken during transport, they might have 2%-5% of broken leaves.
We do not call it Silver Needle as this tea is unlike the Silver Needle from Fujian where it has hairy buds. This tea comes from sustainable assamica bushes and the assamica buds are not hairy but it has a lovely earthy taste with a honey tone with more body than the normal Silver Needle.