Taiwan Qing Xin White Tea

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White Tea
White Tea Leaves
Baked Bread, Drying, Floral, Freshly Cut Grass, Fruity, Honeysuckle, Lemon, Mango, Pear
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A lovely sweet floral and fruity white tea composed of incredibly large leaves.

Tasting Notes:
- Very smooth
- Lingering sweet floral taste with notes of pear and mango

Harvest: Spring, 25th February 2021

Origin: Ming Jian, Nantou County, Taiwan
Altitude: 350-400m
Farmer: Mr. Yu
Sourced: Direct from the farmer

Cultivar: Qing Xin Gan Zhi
Picking: Hand
Oxidisation: 5%

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 3-4 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 3-4 minutes

Packaging: Non-resealable vacuum-sealed bag packaged in Taiwan

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Finally! I tea I didn’t have to newly add? Who added it? OF COURSE EASTTEAGUY BECAUSE WE HAVE NEARLY THE SAME TEAS! Lol

I edited out some ranting. Essentially, Covid cases are up in my town, and we are in a weird position for the future since so many kids are behind and going through some tough stuff. Kinda put some glum on my birthday, and I am looking at what I can control over what I can’t.

I was extremely excited What-Cha offered some white Qing Xin. I’ve enjoyed some of the white tea I’ve had from Taiwan, but some of them can be a little bit too strong for me, especially if they are the usually black used variatals. Wang Family tea had two selections of the white of this varietal that were fairly limited, and now What-Cha has one. The leaves are HUGE, and vibrant with different bright shades of green, white, yellow, brown, red, and silver. The leaves smell like sourdough bread and honeysuckles.

Brewing it up western, Honeysuckle,Freshly Cut Grass, Bready Sourdough,Dry Pear, Mango, and lemon are the notes, getting a little bit fruitier as it cools down. Really enjoying this one. Will be writing more in the next few days to come. As of now and for the last two days, it kinda lost some lustre. I will have to be more careful since these are fairly delicate.

Flavors: Baked Bread, Drying, Floral, Freshly Cut Grass, Fruity, Honeysuckle, Lemon, Mango, Pear


Man I hate to hear the numbers of cases going up but a belated Happy Birthday to you.


A belated happy birthday, Daylon! I hope you feel better.

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