Curled Dragon Silver Tips (Pan Long Yin Hao)
Zhejiang Province, China
Spiral leaf style with significant tip
Vegetal, ‘tea’ flavor
Clean, earthy aroma
Deep straw-colored liquor
Curled Dragon Silver Tips tea is one of the stronger Chinese spring green teas. A delightfully rich tea, this specialty is for the taste enthusiast, or a convert from stronger beverages such as black tea or coffee.Curled Dragon Silver Tips is an extremely well-made tea, and a good example of the high level of hand-work that is the custom with teas from Zhejiang Province. Distinctive for its tightly-curled form and the silver tips that peek out from the spirals, this tea is much in demand both in China and Europe. We offer it whenever we are able to secure a reliable, high-quality version. This tea is much-copied but never equaled, its unique flavour a result of the particular growing region from which it comes, combined with the intricate manufacturing technique demanded to form its remarkable shape.