White tea comes from China and is traditionally considered as particularly healthy. It owes its name to the silvery white fluff that surrounds the buds of the tea plant. Enjoy exquisite teas such as Mao Feng or Pai Mu Tan. There’s a reason why our organic white tea is particularly popular with connoisseurs.
Clears the mind. The young buds which are harvested for this speciality have a light, fresh scent. The leaves, with their tiny hairs that shimmer silver, are carefully rolled into spheres which brew to make a clear, light-coloured cup with an incomparably lively and crisp character.
Sun kissed. This tea produces delicate white buds once again in late summer. Along with the two youngest leaves, they are pressed by hand into a pointed needle shape. Bright green leaves and white fluff can be seen at the tips. When brewed, this rare speciality develops a pleasant depth and fruity as well as bitter notes with a clear-coloured cup.
This white tea grows between icy waterfalls and crystal-clear lakes in the Fuding region and is harvested in springtime. This heavenly freshness is reflected in the delicate aroma of the tea. A delicate sweetness that is reminiscent of honeydew melon will tickle your taste buds. Only high-quality leaf buds are used to obtain this special note.
The jasmine flowers used in this top-quality tea are picked at night time, as that is when the amount of essential oils is at its highest. The delicate tea buds are harvested by hand and are mixed with the flowers for 7 days so that they take on the sweet jasmine aroma. This light, fresh jasmine tea has to be tasted to be believed – it’s a real treat!
Ceylon is known throughout the world for its black tea. We are convinced that this brilliant-light variation is equal to its noble “dark” relative. Lightly oxidised silver-blue leaves already give a visual hint that this is a top-quality tea. The taste is reminiscent of gentle citrus fruit. Its light colour in the cup rounds off the overall impression with a pleasant gleam.
In Rwanda, Africa, the very rare White Tea Rukeri is harvested against a backdrop of natural lakes and conservation areas. The tropical highland climate and the rich volcanic soil promote the growth of a tea that features an unimagined variety of flavours.
This unfermented, extremely rare tea, features buds that are largely covered in white fluff. The tea itself will tickle your taste buds with its unusually mild and slightly sweet flavour. These delectable leaves are harvested 1,600 metres above sea level in the Ilam Valley in Nepal.
This speciality usually comes from China. Here, the Puttabong Tea Estate has set about the task of creating a similar tea. They succeeded at the first attempt. Only the youngest leaves and silvery shoots are used in this speciality. An unbelievable pleasure. In the cup it is white to lightly gold and the flavour has a sweet freshness.
The king of the jasmine teas. Only the finest, young green leaves are harvested by hand and then aromatised with fresh jasmine flowers for a number of days. Finally, the leaves are elaborately rolled by hand into delicate beads which produce a wonderful golden-yellow colour when brewed. This tea will have you dreaming of a magnificent sea of spring flowers.
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