White tea is type of tea, which has very weak fermentation (oxidation), about 5-7%. According to the degree of fermentation it ranks second after green tea.
The name “white tea” because of its appearance – tea kidney densely covered with white pile.
White tea is harvested, at a time when the buds of the tea leaves have not had time to open up, and have the maximum of my nature with minimal human impact. This, in fact, is the idea of white tea.
White tea is mainly produced at the height of 1000-2200 meters in the mountains of China’s Fujian province.
Collection white tea starts from mid-March to early April.
There are mandatory conditions collection:
— White tea is harvested only in manual (gather the youngest leaves)
— White tea is harvested in from 5 to 9 a.m.
— the white tea Pickers cannot (strictly prohibited) there are onions, garlic, spices, smoke and drink alcohol. Otherwise smells can ruin the flavor of the tea leaves
— White tea is harvested in clear, Sunny weather
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