While Darjeeling may be better known for it’s blac teas, it also produces some exceptional whites and greens. Referred to as the Yin Zhen of India, these delicate buds are handled lovingly & presented proudly; admire the mastery of this tea before steeping a cup. The tea is hand picked and rolled by hand and then withered in the sun, making it a rare and popular tea. It is grown in the rainy and hot climate of Darjeeling in India at altitudes of 2000 metres
It has a delicate aroma and brews to a pale golden cup with a mellow taste, a hint of sweetness and can be described as a silky smooth experience. Darjeeling white tea leaves are very fluffy and light; thus, it is recommended to use more (by volume) when preparing it than one would of other teas.