DetailsMany of the specialty teas grown and produced in China are associated with folklore and legend. White Monkey, a rare White Mao Feng tea from Hunan is no exception. In certain villages of that province, a pot of this tea is purported to ward off evil spirits.
White Monkey produces a profoundly complex cup. The leaves can be brewed a number of times and with each infusion subtle changes to the cup can be detected. This is truly one tea that you will wish to appreciate over and over.
CUP CHARACTERISTICS: Excellent new season tea flavor. The strength of the cup belies its white tea nature. White tea is acknowledged to be very high in polyphenols.
Ingredients: White tea.
GROWING ALTITUDES: 1500 - 4500 feet above sea level
GRADE(S): Mao Feng Monkey Tail
Non fermented, Traditional process, Naturally withered and dried, Small batch crafted, Hand sorted.
ANTIOXIDANT LEVEL: High
CAFFEINE LEVEL: LowINFUSION: Very pale slight green