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White Peony White Peony

White PeonyOrganic White Tea

$2.00–$44.00
makes 30 cups

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USDA Organic

Description

White Peony, also known by the traditional name Bai Mu Dan, is a popular style of white tea made of young tea leaves and silvery unopened leaf buds. Our White Peony comes from Zhenghe town in Fujian Province, the original birthplace of white tea centuries ago. Distinguished by being plucked in "budsets" of one or two leaves and a bud, this tea has a sophisticated mouthfeel with a slightly stronger body than Silver Needle. A gentle and slow air-dry withering process results in a brilliant amber infusion with a honey-like viscosity and mild flavor that pairs well with food.


Origin

Fujian, China

Tasting Notes

Pure white tea with mellow-sweet notes of fresh hay and accents of honey and nectar

Ingredients

Organic white tea.

Preparation

Leaf Amount
4 grams | 1 tbsp
Water Amount
8 ounces
Water Temperature
185°F
Steep Time
4 minutes

Traditional Preparation

Water Temperature: 185°F
Leaf to Water Ratio: 2 tablespoons per 8 ounces
Steep Time: 4 minutes (1st infusion), 5 minutes (2nd infusion)

For the best infusions, we recommend brewing this tea in a Guywan.

We encourage you to experiment with the quantity of tea leaves and the length of the steep time to find your desired brew strength. Varying the water temperature isn't recommended, as water that is too hot will over-extract the bitter components of tea, while water that is too cool might not fully draw out the aromas and flavors of tea.

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Wonderful and Smooth
Jul 17, 2018
We've been purchasing this tea for years, and it never disappoints with its smooth and mild flavour,...
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Gordon
Sunshine Coast, BC
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Nice
Apr 3, 2018
This was a good tasting tea. It was delicately flavorful.
Anthony
PARKVILLE, MD
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Great Tea
Feb 12, 2018
I ordered the Peony tea and it is so lite and flavorful. This is a great tea for when you feel like...
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Audrey
Tarrytown, NY
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Best White Tea Ever
Jul 10, 2017
I recently purchased White Peony white tea. It is the best tasting white tea that I have purchased in a...
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Linda
Pittsburgh, PA
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Interesting
Jul 3, 2017
Definitely smells and tastes like hay. Oddly enough, I really began to enjoy this tea after about 3 cups.
La
Norman, OK
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Awesome tea
Jun 27, 2017
This is the first time that I ever purchased tea from Rishi. I tried the White Peony tea. It has a...
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Linda Morton
Pittsburgh, PA
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clean and fresh
Mar 28, 2017
My daughter, who is not a 'fruity' tea lover is a big fan of this tea, as am I. It is subtle, but not weak....
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Kristine
Marshfield, WI
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Mental clarity in a cup
Jan 11, 2017
This white tea is the best I've ever tried. Truly helpful when you need clarity and focus without the...
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Scott Vayo
Boston, MA
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Escape
Jul 17, 2016
Quaffable clover honey liquor with warming Indonesian vanilla. Drink hot or cold for a delightful summer...
David A. Mihaila
Diamond Head, HI
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clean and fresh
Mar 28, 2017
My daughter, who is not a 'fruity' tea lover is a big fan of this tea, as am I. It is subtle, but not weak....
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Kristine
Marshfield, WI
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Mental clarity in a cup
Jan 11, 2017
This white tea is the best I've ever tried. Truly helpful when you need clarity and focus without the...
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Scott Vayo
Boston, MA
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Best daily tea on the market!
Sep 16, 2015
Like the previous reviewer, I was buying this at the local health market before buying it directly from...
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Benjamin Brill
Chicago, AL
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The best white tea...
Jul 26, 2013
I've been buying this tea, first in the small cans at Whole Foods, and now in the pound bags directly from...
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Richard
St. Louis, MO
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Wonderful and Smooth
Jul 17, 2018
We've been purchasing this tea for years, and it never disappoints with its smooth and mild flavour,...
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Gordon
Sunshine Coast, BC
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Awesome tea
Jun 27, 2017
This is the first time that I ever purchased tea from Rishi. I tried the White Peony tea. It has a...
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Linda Morton
Pittsburgh, PA
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Great Tea
Feb 12, 2018
I ordered the Peony tea and it is so lite and flavorful. This is a great tea for when you feel like...
read more
Audrey
Tarrytown, NY
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Best White Tea Ever
Jul 10, 2017
I recently purchased White Peony white tea. It is the best tasting white tea that I have purchased in a...
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Linda
Pittsburgh, PA
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Nice
Apr 3, 2018
This was a good tasting tea. It was delicately flavorful.
Anthony
PARKVILLE, MD
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Escape
Jul 17, 2016
Quaffable clover honey liquor with warming Indonesian vanilla. Drink hot or cold for a delightful summer...
David A. Mihaila
Diamond Head, HI
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Nice
Apr 3, 2018
This was a good tasting tea. It was delicately flavorful.
Anthony
PARKVILLE, MD
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Interesting
Jul 3, 2017
Definitely smells and tastes like hay. Oddly enough, I really began to enjoy this tea after about 3 cups.
La
Norman, OK
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The best white tea...
Jul 26, 2013
I've been buying this tea, first in the small cans at Whole Foods, and now in the pound bags directly from...
read more
Richard
St. Louis, MO
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Mental clarity in a cup
Jan 11, 2017
This white tea is the best I've ever tried. Truly helpful when you need clarity and focus without the...
read more
Scott Vayo
Boston, MA
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Best daily tea on the market!
Sep 16, 2015
Like the previous reviewer, I was buying this at the local health market before buying it directly from...
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Benjamin Brill
Chicago, AL
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Awesome tea
Jun 27, 2017
This is the first time that I ever purchased tea from Rishi. I tried the White Peony tea. It has a...
read more
Linda Morton
Pittsburgh, PA
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Great Tea
Feb 12, 2018
I ordered the Peony tea and it is so lite and flavorful. This is a great tea for when you feel like...
read more
Audrey
Tarrytown, NY
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Best White Tea Ever
Jul 10, 2017
I recently purchased White Peony white tea. It is the best tasting white tea that I have purchased in a...
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Linda
Pittsburgh, PA
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