This is one of the most visually stunning teas I’ve encountered. However, there are a lot of flowers – let me retype that and say: there are a LOT of flowers in this. It almost looks like there are more flowers than there is tea.
This is the first tea that I tried from Lemon Lily, a tea company that was featured in edition 8 from Postal Teas.
Fortunately, even though there are a lot of flowers in the tea, I can taste the delicate white tea. It is a very floral tea, but the flowers seem to actually accentuate the white tea base.
This tea pleases all the senses – I love the way it looks, I love the aroma, I love the taste and it even makes me feel good when I sip it. As far as the sense of hearing, I like to hear the sigh of contentment when I sip it.
Notes of lavender and chrysanthemum. A hint of spice from the anise (I really like the way the licorice plays with the floral notes). The maple comes through nicely. And then I taste that light, airy, silky quality of the white tea.
A really enjoyable tea.