Yunnan Premium Silver Thread Green Tea
A 2009 first flush early Spring tea from Jiancheng, the only green tea we bought during our 2009 tea trip.
Extremely palatable, it is that good.
Yunnan known primarily for its black and Pu-erh teas, Yunnan province also produces some fascinating green teas – such as this beautifully made silver tip variety. The flavor is full, rich, smooth and distinctively fruity. The da yeh (large leaf) Yunnan tea buds produce multiple fragrant infusions.Yunnan premium Silver Thread may be prepared in a regular teapot, a traditional steeping cup (known as a gaiwan), or in individual teacups.
Do not use the boiling water to scald the tea leaves! Allow 1 to 2 tsp. of tea leaves per cup (8oz) of water. Cover with water no hotter than 70C, (158F) and allow to steep for 2 to 3 min.