A wonderful light jasmine tea, that is almost a green-white tea. In France this tea is available in two types; Grand Jasmin Mao Feng, and Grand Jasmin Mao Feng Bio. Although both of these teas are excellent, the Bio version is just a little bit better than the non-organic variety. When I get a bag of this tea in the house, I have a hard time not opening it every afternoon to brew a pot. Although ‘jasmine pearls’ are all the rage— I actually think this particular tea is better than most jasmine pearls I’ve had (even the $100/lb variety from TenRen in Chinatown).
Grand Jasmin Mao Feng
‘Hair tips’. A very rare jasmine tea composed almost entirely of tips. This tea disappeared for a long time before the Fujian province began producing it again in very small quantities. It contains no flowers; they are removed to avoid bitterness when the tea is infused. The smoothness of the liquor and its subtle bouquet makes this an exceptional tea.