Monday, December 23, 2013

Tea Review: Silver Jasmine Green Tea (Teavivre)

Advent Tea Calendar Day 23

Silver Jasmine Green Tea / Mo Li Yin Hao
Teavivre
Type: Flavored Green
Origin: China, Fujian Province
Product Description:  Hugely popular in China, Silver Jasmine Green tea is produced by adding jasmine flower petals to the tea buds during processing, so infusing this premium green tea with a subtle fragrance and taste of jasmine. After drying the flower petals are removed, leaving the tea with its unique taste and fragrance. TeaVivre's Silver Jasmine is made from premium Fuding Da Bai and Da Hao tea trees grown in Mt Taimu, Fujian.

Temperature: 175° F
Amount: 3 grams
Steeping Time: 3 minutes

The dry leaves have a heavy jasmine aroma.

The liquor is pale yellow with a strong jasmine aroma and flavor and a long velvety finish.

The velvet texture from the silver buds add an unexpected element to this jasmine tea.




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