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Ten Tea'sSM Organic Superfine White Tea is also known as Organic White Down Silver Needles. This rare tea consists of only singular young tender buds picked in Spring before they open. The reason for the name comes from the prominence of delicate white hairs on the buds. The USDA has certified that this tea has been grown with organic farming methods with no chemical pesticides used in cultivation.
Tea brewed from these buds have a pale yellow hue with a lightly sweet scent. Its taste is pure with a clean mellow sweetness with a delicately fresh aftertaste.
The water used to steep this tea should be about 160-180°F or 70-80°C. Use about 2 tablespoons (3 grams) of tea leaves for about every 5 ounces (150 milliliters) of water. A steeping time of about 3-5 minutes with more or less time recommended depending on desired concentration. As a rough guide, the higher the temperature of the water or the greater the amount of leaves used, the quicker the steeping time should be. The use of a ceramic or glass cup is recommended to enjoy the look of the leaves. Net tea weight is 4 ounces (113.4 g) and shipping weight is 0.29 lb.
|Organic Superfine White Tea (8oz)Shipping weight is 0.55 lb.|
|Organic Superfine White Tea (16oz)Shipping weight is 1.10 lbs.|
|Organic Superfine White Tea Sampler (.32oz)Good for three 5 ounce servings.|