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Virgin Silver Buds | aka White Downy Silver Needle (Bai Hao Yin Zhen)

Varietal

Rare heirloom Lan Xang (Million Elephants) varietal, wild harvested ancient tea trees 100-1,200 years old, averaging 800 years old. 2.5+ meters in height, deep reaching roots & broad limbs. Limited harvest

Profile

Aromatics of plum, amaretto & wild honey

Process

Sustainably wild crafted tea leaves > indoor wilting > baking > gentle rolling > drying.

Attributes

Anti-oxidant rich. Single origin, garden direct, heirloom cultivar.

Preparation

2 Tbs. per 8 oz, DO NOT USE BOILING WATER, This tea requires water under a boil, 185° F, 5 min. For iced tea, steep tea strongly, allow to cool, pour over ice

Region

Lan'Xang Biodiverse Rainforest, red mineral rich soil of the mountainous areas along the fog laden 5,000 ft. + elev., 22° N. Lat.

Garden

The Pure Step ecological tea gardens were established around 696 AD from 4,000+ year old wild harvested ancient tea arbors in the heart of East Asia's most rich and biodiverse rain-forests known locally as Lan Xang (Million Elephant)

ORDER

1.5 oz | $14.95

8 oz | $79.25

16 oz | $139.85

sample | $3.75

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