“Old white” Shou Mei white tea cake 2011

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“Old white” Shou Mei white tea cake 2011

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Summer apple’s invigorating sourness, fig cake, honey and raisin gives its strong character. We like this tea a lot.

An aged white tea always has a special character, like it was an old man. Next to whom it’s great to sit down and listen to his stories about life.

This tea is wise, helps you calm down.

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“Old” Shou Mei white tea cake 2011

This aged white tea gives a fruity and amber colored infusion. Summer apple’s invigorating sourness, fig cake, honey and raisin gives its strong character. We like this tea a lot.

Pressing white tea into cakes has a long history in China. This helps the tea to age beautifully, similarly to post-fermented teas.

Chinese people consider white tea just a tea in its first year, a medicine after three years, and a treasure after seven years!

An aged white tea always has a special character, like it was an old man. Next to whom it’s great to sit down and listen to his stories about life.

This tea is wise, helps you calm down.

How to prepare your old white tea?

  • Use 5 g tea leaves for 150 ml water.
  • First quickly rinse tea with 95 °C water.
  • Then infuse your tea for 1 min.
  • For the second and third infusions Dóri advises you 30 mp and 1 min again. You can make further infusions longer.
  • However Balázs likes this type of tea stronger, so he advises longer infusions.

Try different infusion lengths to discover your own taste!

More about white tea

This video below shows where raw material for white tea is grown and how it is processed. Although it’s in Chinese, you should watch it for its vibe.

At the end (from 4:15) an old man prepares an aged white tea by brewing it. Brewing it longer and with boiling water is also ordinary in China.

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100 gr, 50 gr

Terroir - Origin

Zhenghe – Fujian – China

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