White teas are the least processed and oxidize only a little while they gently wither before drying. Hence the leaves lose much of their deep green colour but they do not turn brown. The term ‘white’ refers largely to the very light infusion in the cup.
White tea from the Jun Chiyabari Estate in eastern Nepal, is a rare treat, as only a limited amount is available each spring and small artisan tea shops like beTeas have to compete with the big guys to get it. This is the first time we’ve been lucky enough to snag a couple of kilos of this exceptional leaf, so don’t miss out on this rare treat!
These cakes come from Taimu Mountain, one of the most famous areas in Fuding. The tea gardens are located between 600 and 800 meters of elevation in the Taimu Mountains, the authentic place for white tea. This special Shou Mei tea is grown in gardens at Yipianwa Temple. Although we cannot provide organic certification for this tea, it is clear that the gardens receives meticulous care and the tea grown is extremely healthy and flourishes. Each cake is 357g.
If you love Silver Needle white tea, you will positively swoon over this premium grade Bai Hao Yin Zhen. One of the great teas of China, this exceptional white needle tea from Fujian province consists purely of succulent young buds. Steep many times! beTeas is proud to offer this direct-sourced tea by Camellia Sinensis.
White Peony (a.k.a. Bai Mu Dan or Pai Mu Tan) is a light, traditional white tea that consists of young leaves with silvery buds. This selection is embellished with citrus flavour lending a lively aroma and taste of tangerine dreams!