Mr Zheng's Shou Mei Tea
Produced from the withered upper leaves and tips of the tea plant, which have aged naturally since 2013, this tea has a bold, fragrant & sweet flavour.
How to make Chinese Shou Mei Tea
Amount of tea per cup (200 ml) - 5g (2 teaspoon)
Temperature of water - 90℃ / 194℉
Infusion time - 1-3 mins as desired
Number of infusions - 4+
How to enjoy - No milk, no sugar
In more depth..
CHINESE SHOU MEI PROVENANCE
Bo Yang Organic Tea Garden, Xiamen Chan Village, Fuding, Eastern China.
CHINESE SHOU MEI GRADE
Chinese Shou Mei is produced from a later harvest than the other two Chinese white teas, making it a lower grade. However, the flavours are still very desirable and makes this an excellent choice for an everyday white tea.
CHINESE SHOU MEI ORIGIN
Our Silver Needle is grown in the Bo Yang Organic Tea Garden, Xiamen Chan Village, Fuding, Eastern China. Shou Mei is produced after the Bai Mu Dan harvest from the same Da Bai tea bushes. Although this means it is considered a lesser grade it does not mean that the flavour is inferior. This Shou Mei has aged naturally since 2013 further enhancing its flavour.
CHINESE SHOU MEI FLAVOUR
This tea is stronger tasting than it’s Chinese white counterparts. bold, fragrant & sweet flavour.