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White Peony

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White Peony | 白牡丹

 Tasting notes: Muscatel, honey, soy milk
 Origin: Fuding, Fujian, China
 Cultivar: 福鼎大白 Fuding Dabai
 Elevation: 620m
 Oxidation: ⦿⦿○○○

A delightfully fresh-tasting white tea with a honey-like viscosity and a muscatel grape flavour that mellows and deepens with age.

Why we love it:

  • It's bright, light and refreshing with a smooth texture.
  • It is minimally processed: the leaves are simply withered and dried, honouring its natural flavour.
  • As the second picking grade of white tea, it is made of one bud and two leaves, giving it a more robust flavour, while retaining the delicate sweetness of the buds.
  • It ages well - there is more room for the flavour to change as the leaves slowly oxidise over time.

Why is it called White Peony?
There are a few theories: some people say it was common for tea traders to name teas after flowers, and peonies symbolise wealth in China. Others say it’s because the one-bud-two-leaves picking standard looks like the shape of a flower. And still others say it’s named after its natural floral fragrance.

Learn more about white tea.

100ml Gaiwan
5g | 95°C | 1 min | 4 infusions

300ml Teapot
10g | 90°C | 5 mins | 2 infusions

Cold brew
15g | 1L | Refrigerated | 10-15 hrs

These are just guidelines. We recommend experimenting with a range of temperatures and leaf-to-water ratios to understand the tea and your own taste preferences.

White Peony



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