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Name: Bi Tan Piao Xue Tea Buds ( Green tea & Jasmine tea )
Origin : Sichuan, China
Grade : TOP GRADE
Net Weight : 100 grams (3.5 oz)
Storage : stored in a dry place and no direct sunshine
Suggested Usage: Use about 2 grams of tea leaves (1-2 teaspoons) for every 150ml of water, If you like it light use 1 teaspoon every 150ml. Steep tea leaves in hot water at 70°c (158°F) to 80°c (176°F) for 1/2-1 minute for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.
About Bi Tan Piao Xue Tea
Tippy and used high-quality jasmine elaborately produced, and maintain the Fresh Green leaf characteristics, Gao mean long, outstanding quality, aroma and taste are unique green broth.
The name means "Snowflakes", so called because the tea leaves resemble snowflakes falling from the sky when infused. Tea connoisseurs typically do not like jasmine scented teas as they are usually made from low quality tea leaves. Snowflakes is an exception. This rare jasmine-scented tea is produced from the finest quality Green tea leaves from Sichuan province of China. Recommended to all Green tea lovers and a must try if you like jasmine-scented teas.
Bi Tan Piao Xue ( snowflakes over aquamarine pond): This tea is processed from choice green tea and white blossoms of jasmines. When in brew, this tea will unfold gradually into magpie-beak shape. Its tea water is clear and green, dotted with white jasmines that delight your eyes. Its taste is pure and aromatic, light and emanating.
The Bi Tan Piao Xue adopts the high quality green tea base (one bud one leaf new open) from the Emeishan 峨眉山 region. And it waits till the beginning of July to scent with jasmine flower, when the jasmine has the best fragrance in the year. The jasmine of Sichuan is moslty planted in Qian Wei County (犍为县). Qian Wei County is short distance to the green tea base. This convenience helps build up the jasmine tea industry, and present fine quality.
Besides the jasmine flower, around 5% of magnoia flower will be added in the scenting of Bi Tan Piao Xue. So the Bi Tan Piao Xue aslo has a a kind of sweet fragrance besides the jasmine fragrance.
The scenting with the jasmine and magnolia of Bi Tan Piao Xue will reapeat 5-7 times to ensure the lingering fragrance. So from the start of jasmine scetning till the end, it takes around three weeks.
After scenting, some dry jasmine flower will be left in the tea to achieve good looks of the tea.
The brewing of Bi Tan Piao Xue has fascinating jasmine fragrance, and the liquor is jade green color. The jasmine flower floating in the liquor looks like flying snow. This is the Chinese name Bi Tan Piao Xue meaning, snow flying in green lake. The taste is very mellow, with deep sweet aftertaste.