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Organic Gongmei (Tribute Eyebrow) White Tea

Organic Gongmei (Tribute Eyebrow) White Tea

2018 vintage - spring harvest

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Weight: 100 gram (3.5 oz)
Type: White Tea - small cake
Production area: Fuding, Fujian Province, China

Fujian Province in Southeast China is home to white tea. This region accounts for 90% of the white tea production in the world.

There are four major types of white tea: Silver Needle (Yin Zhen), White Peony (Bai Mudan), Gongmei (Tribute Eyebrow) and Shoumei (Longevity Eyebrow). The names describe the appearance of the leaves and each type differs in the times of harvest and the grades of the leaves.

Classic Gongmei from Fuding is planted from seeds of a tea varietal called "Small White." Because it is planted by seeds instead of cuttings, the tea is more complex in flavor and thicker and rounder in texture. This tea possesses a sweet flower flavor that is soothing and savory.

Classic Gongmei is rare because the Small White varietal does not adapt well if transplanted outside of Fuding. Growing from seeds also takes longer for the tea plants to grow, thus disincentivizing tea farmers to use this method of cultivation. .

for a 100 gram (3.5 oz) cake.

Use 4g of leaves per 6 oz of water. Using 195H water temperature, start brewing by following the suggested steeping times below. Adjust to suit your personal preference and the size of your brewing vessel


1st BREW
30 sec.
2nd BREW
30 sec.
3rd BREW
30 sec.
4th BREW
1 min.
5th BREW
2 min.
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Stunning 12/24/2021
By Matthew
This tea has a wonderful body feel. The tea is very smooth in the mouth and patient allowing multiple steeps. Very high quality tea at a reasonable price. Would recommend for anyone interested in exploring the white tea genre.
Our responseThank you for the nice review. This is my go-to feel-good tea.
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amazing organic tea 11/13/2021
By dexter gardner
this tea is delightful. very happy with the quality and the price can’t be beat. I will definitely purchase again. I think this tea will be extraordinary in a few years.
Our responseThank you for the kind review. We are so pleased to offer you a tea that is so good and of such good value.
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Great White 10/07/2020
By Laura Commers
I enjoy this tea first thing in the morning. Definitely would recommend. I bought 3 cakes and will purchase again.

Our responseThis is also one of my favorite white teas in this price category.
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Delicious and affordable 05/20/2021
By stephen spitalny
This is a great white tea for everyday drinking. It tastes clean and fresh! And to top it off, it is organic.
Our responseI am so glad you liked this tea as much as I do.