Bai Hao (Asian Beauty)
Taiwan, Summer 2021 Harvest
Sweet Honey Aroma
Name: 白毫(東方美人) Dōngfāng měirén
Varietal: Green Heart/Very Slow Growing Variety, 青心大慢種 Qīng xīn dà màn zhǒng
Bug Name: Tea Small Green Leaf Cicada, 茶小绿叶蝉, Chá xiǎo lǜyè chán
Grown in Hsin Chu, Taiwan.
Also called Eastern Beauty or Asian Beauty, a heavily oxidized oolong renown for its smooth taste and sweet honey aroma. A unique variety created with the gentle help of friendly tea leaf hoppers.
Smooth like silk, sweet like warm honey and calendula, with a touch of clove and lemon in the finish…a beautiful bright golden amber cup.
Note to Bai Hao regulars: this year has more lightness than past harvests!
$6.00 – $125.00