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Taiwan 'Faux Spring' #18 'Red Jade' White Tea

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A unique white tea with a full tangy start coupled with crisp cooling menthol taste which lingers in the mouth.

The sunny winter period this year tricked the tea plants into producing fresh leaves before the usual Spring harvest, resulting in a very rare pre-Spring harvest I have named 'Faux Spring'.

Tasting Notes:
- Smooth taste with a menthol aroma
- Tangy start with a menthol taste which lingers

Harvest: 'Faux Spring', 12th March 2019

Origin: Ming Jian, Nantou County, Taiwan
Altitude: 350m
Farmer: Mr. Chen
Sourced: Direct from the farmer

Cultivar: TTES.18 Hong Yu (Red Jade)
Picking: Hand
Oxidisation: 10%

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 2-3 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 3-4 minutes

Packaging: Non-resealable vacuum-sealed bag packaged in Taiwan


Type: White Tea