This pure white tea is made up of the silver buds and the first two apical leaves of Dabai cultivar, which open in the teapot during the infusion, blooming like a candid peony - 牡丹 mudan in Chinese.
Baimudan was originally born from the necessity to use the apical leaves, after picking the first newborn buds for the imperial Baihaoyinzhen. Its flavor is indeed richer than the Silver Needle variety, and the infusion is darker in color, with warm golden tones. The dry leaves have an intense nutty scent, reminiscent of an autumn forest: this warm hue can also be found in the taste of the liquor, together with sweet notes of ripe peaches, chamomile and honey, and the typical freshness of the buds, mellow and long-lasting.
All the teas included in our offer that are not part of our production, are the result of a careful selection made among the best Chinese producers, who share the key points of Eastern Leaves: care for the environment, precise and accurate processing methods, and only best-quality teas.
The years of commitment to our land, taking care of the trees and trying to achieve to best quality through the leaf-processing, continuously learning season after season, allowed us to build valuable relationships with other tea-producers all over China that we are glad to support and share with you.
Our constantly updated offer includes all tea categories: white, green, yellow, dark (fermented heicha), and wulong.
Free shipment in Continental Europe for orders above 69€, in the rest of the world 95€/99USD. In China free shipment above 39 USD.
For all European countries and America we ship through our distributor located in Italy, while for Asian, Oceania and African countries we use our logistic center located in China.
Within the European Union the shipping time is between 1-5 days, while for Extra-UE shipment the delivery time varies between 5 and 12 days. For European countries and Americas there is no custom-clearance procedure; for all the other shipments we accompany the package with all the necessary papers to ensure the fastest process possible.
In Europe and US we ship through TNT Express courier or UPS; in Asia we use EMS.
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