The leaves are silky and delicate, with bright and smooth honey and floral scents.
The liquor seems brighter and smoother, and is much sweeter, with gradually intense floral notes.
This is a very sexy tea, both inside and out.
For Darjeeling lovers and tea connoisseurs, this second flush Darjeeling white tea is made from silver buds by rolling it with hands; produced at the special request of DarjeelingTeaXpress. Silver needle teas unlike their black counterparts don’t differ much in taste when it comes to first or second flush. This is a pure bliss for Darjeeling and white tea lovers. Its silver buds feels silky and elegant and long notes make it an excellent white tea. A MUST for Darjeeling connoisseurs
Origin: 2011 Darjeeling
Grade: Hanrolled AV2 buds
Type: Single Estate
Length of Infusion: 3 mins
Water Temperature: 80 C
Aspect: Delicate very long Silver buds
Colours: Silver grey-green
Scents: A very sweet bouquet of honey & floral notes
Brewed Leaves (Infusion)
Colours: Warm, coppery brown
Scent: Herb and floral (orange blossom) notes to start, combined with sweet fruit notes (yellow fruit)
Colours: Clear gleaming white liquor
Flavour: Slightly sweet
Aromas: Initially very floral (rose and fresh flowers, honeysuckle). The floral note lingers in the middle, becoming increasingly intense in the mouth
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