Pai Mu Tan is one of the most famous white teas from China and is is produced in the Fujian province. This tea is only slightly fermented during processing, which is unusual for white tea.
Sensory facts: very large “colourful” leaf, silvery tips. Brown-yellow infusion, subtle and floral, very slight “baked” taste.
Recommended for: Those seeking a milder alternative to green tea, this is an eloquent refreshing sweet flavoured tea.
Recommended brewing time: 2-3 min
Recommended brewing instructions: 1 heaped tsp per cup
Recommended water temperature: 70 degrees Celsius/ 158 degrees Fahrenheit
Health Matters: Low in caffeine. Minimal processing. High in polyphenols, natural antioxidants, known to help detoxification.