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  • Yin Zhen 'Silver Needle' Organic
  • Yin Zhen 'Silver Needle' Organic
  • Yin Zhen 'Silver Needle' Organic

Yin Zhen 'Silver Needle' Organic

£2.75

One of the 10 famous teas of China, Yin Zhen or Silver Needle from Fujian China, is considered by many to be the finest white tea. For Silver Needle, only young buds from the Da Bai (Big White) varietal are picked in early Spring, giving the tea its striking needle-like appearance. White teas are characterised by their light, spontaneous oxidation that results in a delicate sweetness and a slight nuttiness. Expect a very pale liquor and a delightful aroma, with good body. 

"A delicate, light confectionery flavour, something of rose, nearly Turkish Delight but more floral, perhaps marshmallow noted. Interesting." - Great Taste Awards 2019 (2 Stars)

Ingredients || Organic White Tea

Warning, packed in an environment that contains nuts

Caffeine || Yes

Tasting Notes || Delicate sweetness and a slight nuttiness

Brewing Notes || 1.5 teaspoon per cup, 85ºC, brew for 4 minutes.

 

Customer Reviews

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Daria

One of my favourites!

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Erik Prochazka
Beautifully light and fragrant cup

I love this tea. It's beautifully light and floral with a hint of sweetness, almost fragile when brewed at lower temperatures; but can be made quite strong at a higher temp and longer brewing time, good enough for a morning pick-me-up. :)

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Michael Buick
Lovely clear taste

Love this. Perfect for a end of the work-day boost.

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Anonymous
Perfect

Great tea and great service 👍

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Teafan100
Tea heaven

Lovely, mellow delicate tea, lovely packaging and great service. Will purchase again. Also a nice gift idea.