Princesses' Island Silver Needles

Princesses' Island Silver Needles

​Silver Needle white tea is the most famous white tea in the world, composed of the youngest tender buds.
Our Silver Needle was picked at China's Junshan Island, a former Daoist retreat.

The young shoots of the tea plant result in a remarkable tender and flowery taste.

Regular price €9,95
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Princesses' Island Silver Needles white tea has been available for the imperial family only. Legend tells us that the infusion of the young Silver Needles fights the signs of aging of the skin. Drinking this tea is an extraordinary experience, the light infusion provides a metallic sheen in the liquor. In the cup you will find a light and soft body, subtile aroma of freshly cut grass and bamboo, and a velvet mouth feeling. Culinary this tea can be used to reset the palate, serve a small cup between the dishes to clean the taste buds. The light taste and flavor make this an excellent tea to drink before breakfast and the low amount of caffeine makes it the perfect tea to drink in the evening. Making this tea requires a different production proces than the white tea Pai Mu Tan. Before sunrise the most tender buds are selected from the best tea bushes. Processing the buds to Silver Needles requires all the expertise and patience from the tea master; for 1kg. of Princesses' Island Silver Needles 5kg. of buds is used. Ingredients White tea from China Preparation Amount: 4-5 gram Temperature: 80°C Infusion: 3-4 min.

*If your order is received by us before 3 p.m., we will ensure that it is shipped the same day. After this you will receive a Track & Trace code at the specified email address, with which you can see when your package will arrive. In 99% of the cases, the package is delivered the next day in The Netherlands, in some cases your parcel may be delayed due to force majeure.

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