Silver Tip Jasmine White Tea

50 reviews
Regular price £0.99
(33p per cup)

11371 in stock

A Chinese White tea, also known as Jasmine Silver Needle, made entirely from the first tender leaf buds of Spring. Not flavoured but carefully scented over six consecutive nights with fresh jasmine flowers. Once the preserve of the Chinese Imperial family.

"Tea of this quality is extremely hard to find." Henrietta Lovell.

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GF
14 October 2021
Georgina F.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Delightful

At first I thought it would be a little overpowering with how strong it smelt but it's wonderful. Especially good when you're full of a cold, a good robust taste.

NS
25 September 2021
Nina S.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Excellent: as expected.

Having tried a few loose leaf teas from Rare Tea, I decided it would be a worth while purchase to buy a box for myself. It had the fragrant cleanliness of a jasmine tea and the roundness of a leaf properly scented through. An excellent purchase with the satisfaction of knowing that the leaves are guaranteed to make a proper brew each time!

AH
12 September 2021
Anne H.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Ms

I was very disappointed in this particular blend of this tea. I loved my previous jasmine tea from RTC and it still had a beautiful fragrance in August, even though it was past its best before date of Jan 2021. Comparing my 'new' tea with its previous version - I definately prefer the one before. I am blessed with a very good sense of smell, but can only get a hint of the jasmine in the 'new' tea and that is quickly lost and becomes rather dull to smell and to taste. Having decided to settle on RTC , I am now wondering whether to look elsewhere

AR
27 August 2021
Alice R.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Beautiful Delicate Flavour

Unlike any white tea I have tasted before. This is a refined and delicate flavour, which I now can't be without! I also love the caddy it comes with.

D
19 July 2021
David
United Kingdom United Kingdom
A refined treat...

I bought this tea on a whim and I am so glad that I did. The tea has an amazing flavour and it is well worth carving some time out to sit and enjoy its delicate yet fulfilling flavours with nothing else to distract from the pleasure of the taste: It is almost a meditation. A pure treat.

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Tasting Notes

A deep and heady aroma with a light, gentle flavour and a natural sweetness.

Quantity

Use 2g of tea per 150ml of water.

Temperature

For the optimum infusion use 70°C (158°F) water.

Time

Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly.

Infusions

You can infuse this tea at least twice. With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.

Cost Per Cup

33p per cup based on 2g of tea per 150ml of water and 2 infusions.

Fuding, Fujian

China

Jasmine

Fresh Flowers

pure tea with pure flowers

No artificial flavours

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