Delicate buds shine of a silver hue when touched by warm water, and they open like a rare flower with the first infusion, releasing the gentle purity of Dabai cultivar. These delicate silver-colored needles - yin zhen银针 - are completely covered by soft white fur - bai hao白毫 -, which is rich in amino acids, making the 2020 tea particularly fresh. However, the two years of aging of 2018 Baihaoyinzhen tone down the natural astringency of the buds, leaving in the palate a gentle mellowness, and a creamy aftertaste. The silver shades of the buds leave the way to the warmer tones of gold that characterize the liquor. As we continue with the infusions, an ever more intense floral note opens in the cup, offering lingering hues of wet roses, thyme, and linden honey.
The quality of the harvest is fit for an emperor, as only emperors could have the privilege of drinking the purest liquor of the youngest gems, still unripe and covered by dew.
The purest harvest, in a 25 gr. Signature pack
Origin: Zhenghe, Fujian province Flush: Spring 2018 or Spring 2020 Storage: Avoid heat, light, and moisture
EASTERN BREWING Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 25 ml of water Brewing time: Begin with a 30-40 seconds brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. Water temperature: 80° C Number of brews: 4-5
WESTERN BREWING Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing time: 3-4 minutes Water temperature: 80° C
COLD BREW Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing:put the tea leaves in room temperature water and steep for 6 hours. Filter the liquor and drink within 24 hours.
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 99€/120USD. In China free shipment above 39 USD.
For all European countries and America we ship through our distributor located in Italy, while for Asia, 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 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; For shipments in Italy, you can select a TNT point where to collect your package, while for shipments in the US you can choose a UPS point. In Asia we use EMS.
Eastern Leaves’s Guarantee We guarantee the product will arrive securely as well as beautifully packed. While very rare, breakage in shipping can happen. In the unlikely event of breakage please contact us and we will replace the defected item with no additional charge. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for a replacement or return.
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