Tea: Jasmine Silver Needle

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White loose leaf tea in a caddy

This luxurious Jasmine Silver Needle white tea has an exquisitely beautiful jasmine fragrance and a stunning champagne hue. The flavour of this loose-leaf jasmine tea is complex and mild, with sweet and floral undertones.

Only the finest tea buds are picked for the production of this white jasmine silver needle tea. After harvest, the tea buds are mixed with fresh Jasmine flowers and left to dry as the fragrance and flavour of the beautiful flower seeps into the tea buds. This delicate and natural process creates an outstanding loose-leaf tea which imparts a stunning aroma and a complex yet mild flavour.

White tea is a pure rare tea, best harvested during springtime in the lush fields of Fujian, China. It derives from the same leaves used in most black and green teas, Camellia Sinensis, however, only the finest spring buds are collected and used for this intricate process. Once picked, they are carefully withered and dried under natural sunlight. The leaves grow little white hairs, which reflects the tea's name.

 

White teas are famously delicate and have undergone minimal processing.

White tea is refined with special and natural technology, preserving its rich original contents such as active enzymes, polyphenols matter. Whilst the same plant is used to grow white tea, the process differs slightly to that of green, black and oolong teas.

It is the least processed of the teas as it undergoes a long natural drying process in the sun called 'withering'. As opposed to green tea withering, where the tea leaves are left to dry for only a few hours, white tea leaves are monitored to wither for up to three days. During this time, the tea enzymes produce a balance of sugars and theanine which creates the fresh sweet flavour of white tea.

This is a delicious and beautiful rare loose-leaf white tea.  Because of its low levels of caffeine and high levels of antioxidants, this tea is suitable to be enjoyed in the evening.

 

The Tea Makers of London work closely with some of the very best tea farmers and tea producers in the world. They regularly visit local tea fields and production facilities to ensure that the teas they supply are of the outmost quality available. The Camellia Sinensis leaves and flowers, used to make our jasmine teas, grow high in the Fujian mountains. Each tea in our Jasmine Tea Range is sourced from the revered Fuzhou region of Fujian, China - which is the home of jasmine tea. In China, spring is the most important season of the year.

 

Ingredients

Chinese White Tea, Jasmine.

Due to the relatively small scale of our cheese and condiment producers, occasionally some cheeses and condiments may be unavailable and we will have to substitute them with similar products. Please state in the notes on the Cart page, if you do not wish to have any substitutions.

DELIVERY

The delivery charge is worked out based on the postcode.

SCOTLAND

EH39-EH42 postcodes (Haddington, Gifford, Dunbar, North Berwick, East Linton, other areas within 5 mile radius of the shop): Orders over £35 - free delivery; orders under £35 - delivery charge £4.50.

Other EH and FK1-16 post codes (East Lothian, Edinburgh, Fife) : Orders over £60 ‐ free delivery; orders under £60 ‐ delivery is £4.50.

Central Scotland: Order over £60 ‐ free delivery; order under £60 ‐ £6.99;

Northern Scotland and Highlands: £6.99 (2-5 day service).

REST OF BRITAIN

England & Wales: Order over £60 ‐ free delivery; order under £60 ‐ £6.99.

Northern Ireland and Islands (Isle of Man, Scilly, Skye, Wight, Jersey, Guernsey): we currently do not ship to.

Most of the mainland UK gets a next day delivery service. However, certain areas of the UK get a longer service. Our boxes are designed to be safe in transit for up to 48 hours.

When placing an order, please make sure to provide:

  • an alternative delivery instruction, in case you’re not in to receive the order (such as “leave on porch, leave in a shed, leave with neighbour”)
  • complete post code and mobile number (will be used for courier notifications)

SHIPPING INFORMATION

Our checkout system allows you to pick a date in the future to receive your delivery. If you are buying cheeses for a special occasion, please allow an extra day or two for your cheeses to arrive, in case of unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances.

During December and other peak periods, we may require additional days to process and
deliver your order and will inform you of any unusual delays.

PACKAGING

We take great care in packaging and delivering your order.

  • Cheeses are wrapped in specialist cheese paper that will allow them to breathe and not suffocate.
  • Cheeses and condiments are then packaged in a cardboard box (reusable and recyclable) with an insulated foil pouch and ice packs to ensure the correct temperature is maintained for a minimum of 24 hours (up to 48 hours, if required).

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