Shangri-La White Silvertips Spring 2009
- Ilam District, Nepal
- Air-dried, moderately oxidized
- Open spiral budset style
- Sweet, smooth, deep flavor
- Pure, clean aroma
- Clear, pale-amber liquor
For the last two years the Mainalis brothers have been producing a new kind of orthodox white tea. While different from Chinese white teas, this is a spring plucked tea using just one leaf and one bud. This orthodox manufacture white tea is packed with flavor and is reminiscent of a light-bodied black tea. The delicious flavor of Shangri La White Silvertips is a tea connoisseur’s dream.
Steep 2-3 infusions at 2 minutes each.
Water temperature should be 160° – 170° F