These buds differ greatly from Silver Tips because they come from a different varietal of camellia tea tree that grows in Western Yunnan. The buds are picked in early spring and sun-dried. After brewing this tea one can play with buds, picking them apart gently… Marvel at the fractal layers of unopened buds that are contained in a single bud. We’ve counted 9!
Origin: Dehong, Yunnan, China
Harvest: Spring, 2018
Color of liquor: very light and clear
Aroma: Pine needles, new leather, roses
Flavor: delicate, fresh, morning dew
Temperature: 95º c
Steeping time: 2 min; 3 min; 4min; 6min