Taiwan #18 'Red Jade' White Tea

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“Eastteaguy, you own this too? Anyway, I was fairly impressed with this batch. I saw oolongowl’s earlier review of a Red Peony on Floating Leaves, and when I saw the price tag, I opted out of it....” Read full tasting note


A unique white tea with a crisp cooling menthol taste which lingers in the mouth.

It is very uncommon to find Taiwanese white teas and even more so those produced from TTES.18 Hong Yu (Red Jade), which is almost exclusively used in black tea production.

Tasting Notes:
- Smooth yet slightly crisp
- Cooling menthol taste which lingers

Harvest: Autumn, October 2017

Origin: Ming Jian, Nantou County, Taiwan
Altitude: 350m
Farmer: Mr. Chen
Sourced: Direct from the farmer

Cultivar: TTES.18 Hong Yu (Red Jade)
Picking: Hand
Oxidisation: 5-10%

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 2-3 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 3-4 minutes

Packaging: Non-resealable vacuum-sealed bag packaged in Taiwan

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