Silver Tip White Tea

8 reviews
Regular price £0.99
(28p per cup)

-600 in stock

The most prized of all white teas, it is crafted entirely from tender spring buds, high in the remote mountains of Fujian. Picked for only five days of the year, just before the buds unfurl to the first new leaves.

Also known as Silver Needle and Baihao Yinzhen.

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

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4.9 Based on 8 Reviews
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29 January 2020
Kirsty S.
Fresh and light

This tea was fresh, grassy and light but with some substance still. Lovely in the evenings and as someone else said easy on the stomach. Very good.

20 January 2020
Just beautiful

I now start my day, every day, with this gentle, delicate, naturally sweet tea. Previous reviewers pretty much said it all, but I just want to add that this is also a forgiving tea. I find that even if I don't get the time or temperature just right, it's still delicious. A very special tea and one I can't do without.

13 June 2019

I’ve had several tastings of this tea (silver tip white), and I generally come to a similar conclusion: reminiscent of summer meadows; of freshly mown grass. The second infusion is my favorite - ‘mature freshness’ is how I would describe it.

14 May 2019
Favourite tea

My favourite tea, like Henrietta's, is Silver Tip White Tea. It's gentle, subtle, uplifting and calming at the same time - I think it's high in Theanine - and gentle on my stomach. The leaves are beautiful too.

12 May 2019
White tea

This is the best white tea I have found . Perfect for early mornings and the leaves taking several soakings . I am never without some when I travel .

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Tasting Notes

Remarkably delicate, with the sweetness of spring long stored over winter.


Use 2g of tea per 150ml of water.


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


Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly.


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

Delicate buds

Exceptionally pure


Fuding, Fujian

Our white silver tip is sourced from a farm high in the Fujian mountains near the village of Fuding.  This is the 'champagne' of white tea regions.  The farm has no electricity and everything is done by hand to exacting traditional methods. Tea may have the same name and come from the same area, but like wine, not all tea is equal.  


The taste of spring

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