Gossamer Silver Needle
Gossamer Silver Needle

Gossamer Silver Needle — Baihao Yinzhen

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Gossamer Silver Needle (Baihao Yinzhen) is a beautiful White Tea (Bai Cha) from Fuding, Fujian Province with a fresh, fruit, white wine taste and a smooth, medium body mouthfeel.

Like all of our teas, we only source the "Grand Cru" version of Gossamer Silver Needle (Baihao Yinzhen) through our exclusive relationships with the most sought after tea farmers in China.

About Gossamer Silver Needle

Gossamer Silver Needle (Bai Hao Yinzhen) is a higher end version of our classic Silver Needle.

What distinguishes Gossamer Silver Needle from our classic Silver Needle is the terroir. This Bai Hao Yinzhen is grown two thousand feet above sea level. The terroir is foggy and cloudy all year round. This creates the ideal conditions for the tea bushes to develop a distinct mouthfeel and soak up the terroir's flavors. The tea bushes themselves are surrounded by vast forests, all grown on red and yellow mountainous, volcanic soil.

Because of the craft that goes into taming a tea grown into this terroir, this tea commands a higher price on the market.

Tea Profile

  • Category: White Tea (Bai Cha)
  • Location: Fuding, Fujian Province
  • Pick: Spring 2019
  • Special Properties: Famous Tea
  • Aroma: Honey, Fruit, Light
  • Taste: Fresh, Fruit, White Wine
  • Mouthfeel: Smooth, Medium Body
  • Aftertaste: Coolness, Fresh
  • Sensory Experience: Relaxing, Cooling
  • Roast: None
  • Oxidation: Light

Best Brewed in Glass or Ceramic

Water Temperature 175°F
Amount of tea 4 grams of tea
Brew Covered or Uncovered Uncovered
Rinse None
Brew Times

Ceramic or Glass

  • 1st Brew: 2 minutes
  • 2nd Brew: 1 minute
  • 3rd Brew: 2 minutes

In Store Pickup is free at our Oakland location.

Overnight and Domestic shipping available.

For international shipping, please contact John directly at: j28.brown@gmail.com


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