Cultivar: Da Huang Ya "Big Yellow Bud"
Harvest: Mingqian harvest on March 23, 2018
This is a rare single-cultivar Silver Needles produced exclusively from the Da Huang Ya ("Big Yellow Buds") cultivar in Jinggu county, Yunnan. Da Huang Ya is known to yield very large, plump buds that provide a very delicate sweetness and unique amino acid profile. The buds leave an amazing, almost cooling sensation on the palate in the finish. This tea is all about subtlety and has a remarkable patience, yielding its unique sweetness for many elegant infusions.
With an amazing, almost cooling sensation on the palate in the finish, this tea is all about subtlety and the unique mouthfeel of Da Huang Ya.
Organic White Tea
4 grams | 1 tbsp
Gaiwan Brewing from Rishi Tea on YouTube.
Add 1 tbsp (4g) to a small gaiwan or teapot.
Use water cooled to 185°F water
Add water and infuse for 2 minutes
Repeat for another 5+ infusions. Increase the steeping time by 30 seconds with each additional infusion.