Ama Dablam Organic White Tea from Nepali Tea Traders was mellow and sweet with subtle floral and vegetal notes. It would be a perfect choice for a hot summer day.
Ma Wei Moonlight White from Hugo Tea was soft and floral with a hint of brown sugar sweetness. Think wildflowers rather than hothouse orchid.
Jinggu Spring Buds from Upton Tea Imports is a wonderfully sweet and complex white tea from Yunnan. Think of it as a beefier version of Silver Needle!
Moonlight White is one of my favorite teas from Yunnan. This one was floral and sweet with a citrus finish. It's perfect for when you want to unwind.
This is a tea that I had been wanting to try for a while. When I saw that Mandala Tea's website was back up and running I just had to order some. Moonlight White is produced in Yunnan Province using the same big leaf variety that is used to make puerh tea.
Country of Origin: ChinaLeaf Appearance: whole buds, covered in downy hairSteep time: 30 secondsWater Temperature: 180 degreesPreparation Method: glass gaiwanLiquor: pale gold Time flies really flies when you’re having fun but it’s still hard to believe that it has been six years since I have written about anything from my friends at Arbor Teas. This blog and my own journey with tea have changed so much in that time. The last batch of samples included teas like masala chai and earl gray. There’s nothing wrong with flavored teas but my tastes have changed quite a bit since then. The focus of the blog has shifted to the unflavored and unblended end of the…