Silver Tip White Tea

10 reviews
Regular price £8.25
(28p per cup)

-1260 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.


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17 December 2020
Myranda .
United States United States
A serene cup

I love this tea. It’s bright and fresh with flavors that reminded me of fresh tamarind without the tart sweetness and something floral. A great way to start the day.

05 December 2020
Niels D.
Denmark Denmark
Amazing tea

Always amazing tea and quick and wonderful service from the team.

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.

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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.

Cost Per Cup

28p per cup based on 2g of tea per 150ml of water and 2 infusions.

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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