Ming Qian Shui Xian Silver Needle 2022
Very early season, Ming Qian (before Qing Ming festival) Yin Zhen silver needle purely handmade and produced by the 3rd generation Yuan family using rare 100-year-old Shui Xian heirloom tea trees. Majority of the tea trees in Fuding used for making white tea are Da Bai cultivar, however Shui Xian (not to be confused with the Wu Yi Oolong varietal) predates the Da Bai cultivar by several decades and is considered to be the original white varietal. Using only the first buds before any leaf development, covered in silver trichomes which produce a naturally sweet taste. Beautiful uniform, slender long shape with hints of fluorescent green.
Lao Ya Wan mountain, Longtian village, Dian Tou Town, Fuding, China
Shui Xian Heirloom
Buscuit, honey, green bamboo, silk corn
8 x 3g