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Northern Wild White -- Camellia Formosensis White tea
Northern Wild White -- Camellia Formosensis White tea
Northern Wild White -- Camellia Formosensis White tea
Northern Wild White -- Camellia Formosensis White tea

Northern Wild White -- Camellia Formosensis White tea

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Northern Wild White 

Camellia Formosensis White Tea

  

 

Seed propagated, forest grown, certified organic and a great example of indigenous Taiwanese tea, this white tea is great. Similar to our wild south-western camellia formosensis cakes, it is sweet, earthy and rich. The northern growth cultivar seems to have a little more of the sweet, fresh, dry fall leaf litter feel to it and the smooth nature of this tea makes it a pleasant, soft brew. Until we get out wild cultivar white cakes back in stock this is a good one to have on the shelf!

Keep in mind that that this spring's pick was a little tender so there are a few more broken leaves than our usual white teas. The taste is unaffected however!

Elevation: 300-400m

Status: Certified Organic

Cultivar: Camellia Formosensis, TRES #24

Season: April 2020

Method: Hand picked, processed on site, small batch

Oxidization: ~1%

Region: Pinglin, New Taipei City

Recommend Brewing Style:

Gong Fu Style: 3-5g per 100ml, ~95C(205f) water, 30-40-60 second steeps. Lasts 6+ steeps.

Western Style: 3-5 per 100ml. 2-3 minutes steeps.

Grandpa Style: 3-5g per mug. Keep adding water as you drink to taste. 

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