Rara Willow White Tea
Aroma: Light peach sweetness
Color: Twists are mixed range of green-brown, white pekoe on buds
Texture: Glossy, smooth buds from the velvety fuzz or pekoe
Appearance: Finely twisted
Water temp: 180 f
Measurement: 2 tsp
Ever had white tea? Asides the white tea from my Tea Sommelier course, Rara Willow White Tea, from Nepali Tea Traders, is a must, especially for the first timers. That is why traditional loose leaf teas are awesome, for you are always surprised. You will never have the same flavor, due to the growing regions, terroir, climates and harvesting.
My initial olfactory, is of a fresh vine fruit. An uncut peach that's not too ripe. With a slight mint olfactory finish.
The liquor is light honey, consistent with the third steeping. As you visually inspect the pictures, the liquor has mirror-like brightness. First tasting, wow, the briskness and sweetness on the tip of my tongue. It's like drinking a refreshing iced tea. My palate enjoyed each sip with a slight minty finish. The aftertaste of Rara Willow White Tea has left me impressed. If you have not tried white tea, this you'll enjoy.
As recommended steeping of 3-4 minutes, I added 30 seconds for each steeping.
Tea provided by: http://www.nepaliteatraders.com