grandi origini - White tea
€ 10.90


Yin Zhen

20 grams resealable bag

Chinese white tea Yin Zhen or, literally, “Silver Needles” is one of the rarest and most precious tea in the world. Produced in Fujian in a very limited area, it consists of the only perfect early spring buds, still covered with a white downy hairs. Once beverage solely suitable to Emperors (whose symbol was the Phoenix, the legendary bird that is cyclically reborn) gives a clear and mellow infusion with flowery aroma and long lasting sugary aftertaste.

A journey to discover the quality and unique taste of single-origin loose leaf teas. 12 classics selected from the best crops of four top producing countries: China, India, Ceylon and Japan. 12 symbols, 12 stories, 12 absolute “lords” among teas.

Aroma/Fragrance: Fruity, Floral
Color: Clear straw yellow
Flavour: Velvety, with Lengthy Persistent Sweetness

2,5 gr. each 200 cc. of water at a temperature of 75/80°C. Infusion time: 4/5 minutes.

White tea (China).

Exceptionally delicate, it goes well with fresh cheeses or milky desserts.