Bái Háo Yín Zhēn, 白毫銀針, Baihao Silver Needle Tea
#TodaysTea. 2018 Autumn(???); var. Dabai; Pingqiao Village, Chengbei, Shuangcheng, Zherong, Ningde, Fujian; bud only, white tea process.
Dry leaf aroma is pleasant, fragrant, peach, pear, lychee, and melon.
Wet leaf aroma is noticeably acrid.
Liquor is pale pear in colour and has a slight but pleasant scent.
Smooth creamy mouthfeel with a peppery bite and drying astringent finish in the throat.
Mild taste with very faint hint of lychee, nashi pear and late, subtle hints of wood ash.
I’ve reorganised my tea collection and I plan to work through all the teas on my shelf. I will proceed through White, Yellow, Green, Oolong, Smoked, Black/Red, and Cake Teas. After this, I might review the herbals/florals that I also have, but of which I’m not particularly a fan. Please enjoy.