Samurai TTB #47
This was so yummy! Light and delicate with juicy citrus notes and a buttery-smooth finish. I think I’ll be hanging on to this one!
Flavors: Butter, Citrus, Lemon, Smooth
“ Samurai TTB #47 This was so yummy! Light and delicate with juicy citrus notes and a buttery-smooth finish. I think I’ll be hanging on to this one!” Read full tasting note
“Samurai Travelling Tea Box – Tea #31 Cold Brew! Last tea of the day, and I’m probably pushing myself by drinking such a large cold brew before bed – and one with caffeine, no less! It’s a hot day...” Read full tasting note
The Wu Family’s wild arbor tea groves yield nuanced white teas thanks to established root stock, biodiversity, organic techniques, and patient and precise craftsmanship.
savory – sesame crackers, olive oil
very vegetal – candied radish
very spicy – thyme, minerality
fruity – italian lemon
DATE OF PICKING
Bai Mu Dan (white peony) is picked with a combination of early spring buds and tender leaves, full of bud down that adds texture and richness to the tea. This fresh Ming Qian 2019 harvest is full of rich sesame notes and vibrant fresh olive oil undertones to complement the smooth, honeyed aftertaste and zesty Italian citrus highlights. This intense complexity comes from the wild environment and zero-intervention farming that the Wu Family practices on their high mountain plot, allowing the tea to pick up flavor and depth from the surrounding biodiverse plant life.
" White tea is one of the easiest ways to discover the effect of buds in the taste of tea. Most teas on the market are made with leaves, which have amore robust intensity to them. Some teas are made entirely or partially from buds which have a very different flavor and texture to be aware of… "
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Samurai Travelling Tea Box – Tea #31
Last tea of the day, and I’m probably pushing myself by drinking such a large cold brew before bed – and one with caffeine, no less! It’s a hot day though, even in the evening, and this is really refreshing! Pretty smooth and lightly/delicately flavoured – reminds me of the super airy and refreshing cucumber finger sandwiches you sometimes get at afternoon or high tea, with just a kiss/hint of lemon as well.