White Tea

Processing of White tea sounds ridiculously simple - pick leaves, put them out in the sun to dry (or air heaters if it's rainy) and voila you have White tea. But when a process is so simple there is no room for mistakes, no way to fix any shortcomings in extra layers of processing. Any errors will be easy to pick up to the trained palate. This is the Goldilocks of tea - a small aberration makes an obviously poorer quality tea - all conditions have to be 'just right'.

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A spectacular tea gift for yourself or to introduce another to the delights of Mei Leaf Tea. A total of eleven headliner teas covering most tea types.

Three of our most loved White teas to taste the wonder of Whites. Contains enough tea for at least 9 Gong Fu Sessions.

Chuan Tong Bai Hao Yin Zhen

Immaculate Yin Zhen crafted with strict traditional methods. Sun withered and charcoal baked in tiny batches. Soft and sticky with cooked soya milk, nougat, and digestive biscuits.

Bai Hao Yin Zhen

Very early spring picked silver beige buds producing a luscious, thick and soft liquor. Summer meadow flowers and dry grass with sweet, ripe cantaloupe.

Bai Mu Dan

Authentically sun-dried Fuding Mu Dan from 50 year old bushes. Lilac, green apple skin, warm honey and almond milk.

Ye Sheng Ya Bao

The precious lateral buds of wild PuErh trees picked in late winter. Fresh cut wood, dried apricots and marzipan with a ginger spiciness.

Yue Guang Bai

Enigmatic White tea made from old Camellia Taliensis trees in Yunnan. Syrupy with sweet cantaloupe melon, dried spices and a minty coolness.

2018 Fuding Shou Mei

Semi-aged Fuding White from 50 year-old tea bushes picked in 2018. Cherry jam, marzipan, butter biscuits and sweet tarragon.

Bai Mu Dan Wang

Early flush Bai Mu Dan, picked with a fine yet balanced plucking. Vanilla custard, icing sugar, talcum powder, green acorns, and carnations.

Nan Nuo Spring 2022 White

Old tree assamica White tea from Nan Nuo in Yunnan. Frangipane, cherry liqueur, vanilla ice cream, bay leaves and cooked watermelon.

Ye Sheng Zi Ya

Made from buds of the Purple trees in Yunnan. Peach, elderflower and balsa wood with a vanilla sweetness.

Mo Li Yin Zhen

White tea buds scented with fresh Jasmine flowers. Floral sweet with starfruit and apple candy over a slate rockiness.

Our selection of hand produced blossoming tea created by Chinese artisans. Beautiful floral displays blossom in your glass. Made from white tea buds for a light and elegant flavour.

Fragrant combination of Jasmine Silver Needle and Chrysanthemum. Wild strawberries, sweet flowers and river pebbles.

Beautifying blend of White Peony, Rose and Red Dates. Herbaceous, minty sweet nut milk and warm honey.

2021 Nan Nuo White

Old tree White made from the famous Nan Nuo forests. Rhubarb crumble, milk tea and raspberries.

2015 Bai Mu Dan

Mid-aged Fuding White Peony to drink now or continue to age. Marzipan, melon candy, icing sugar, cement and winter air.

2010 & 2012 Bai Mu Dan & Shou Mei

Blend of aged Fuding White teas with a deep body sensation. Amaretti biscuits, cherry frangipane tart and pine resin.

We think you’ll love:

The perfect way to store your tea. Stackable tins which have been designed to keep your tea organised easily.

A classic cup traditionally for Chaozhou style brewing but suits any tasting session.

The essential fine mesh stainless steel filter for all Gong Fu brewing.

Present your tea with style and function with a curved porcelain scoop.

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