Tea Selection: 2016 Diving Duck
Location: Retail: China.
Tea Company Comments taken from their webpage:
White2tea was created by passionate Puer devotees.
We conduct business with a simple philosophy: if we would not drink it, we will not sell it.
Our approach to sales is minimalist.
No flowery descriptions of flavors. No fairytale stories about monks and tea masters. no bullshit.
We provide the tea. The experience is up to you.
We are based in China.
Read more about White2tea on their website: HERE.
These are common instructions for brewing teas, however if the company suggests other brewing I will include it in the review section.
Time and Temperature Guide:
Tea Temperature Minutes
Black 95°C / 205°F 3 – 5
Oolong/White 85°C / 185°F 3 – 4
Green/Yellow 80°C / 176°F 2 – 3
Herbal/Tisanes. 100°C / 212°F 5 – 15
** As always stated by My Tea Vault, we think you should enjoy tea the way you like it, I like mine very strong with no sweetener, these are just guidelines and I suggest you use the guideline then adjust for your own tastes.
Raq Puer Material
COSTS: $4.75- 35.00.
Price may vary according to the amount purchased.
From their website:
A blend of raw Puer material with Yiwu character. There is still a slight youthful bite, but the tea focuses on sweetness and soft character.
Each cake is 200 grams.
Prior to brew: Not a lot of scent to this prior to brew, but that is expected.
Brewed: Beautiful brewed tea, with a light liquor.
Scent: Stronger vegetal scent
Flavor: This is a mild tea with a vegetal hay like flavor, it’s light and very refreshing.
Sentiments: Love a pure tea. Great taste, you can taste the mountain, ,hill or valley. This tea has a characteristic of a meadow. Light bodied.
My Tea Vault score values of 1-10 (10 being the best): “9“.
Till next sip…