Bai Mu Dan Wang
Also known as White Peony tea, Bai Mu Dan Wang is one of the world's most popular white teas. Unlike Bai Hao Yin Zhen (Silver Needle tea), Bai Mu Dan Wang is comprised of both buds and leaves: one young tea bud and two young but partially matured tea leaves. As Bai Mu Dan Wang infuses, the buds and leaves open up, lending the appearance of the blossoming peony that gives this white tea its evocative name.
Typically harvested in early spring by experienced and talented harvesters who carefully select the buds and two youngest leaves, White Peony tea is then withered the same day it's picked to prevent oxidation. Similar to Bai Hao Yin Zhen, Bai Mu Dan Wang can be quite highly caffeinated and is full of good-for-you antioxidants.
This full-bodied, exceptional white tea from China has lovely vegetal sweetness from the fresh buds and a firm structure from more mature leaves. Enjoy hints of cinnamon and a delicate florality in your cup.
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