Dragon Phoenix Pearl Jasmine White Tea

Dragon Phoenix Pearl Jasmine White Tea
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Dragon Phoenix Pearl Jasmine White Tea

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The finest jasmine tea hand-rolled into pearl-sized spheres brews an incomparable infusion that will delight even the most fervent jasmine lovers. Incredible fragrance.

This tea is grown near the border of Fujian and Jiangxi provinces, where the mountainous landscape is often shrouded by fog. Dragon Phoenix Pearl Jasmine gets its name from the visual characteristics of the tea bushes, which climb the hillsides like a dragon rising from water. Furthermore, the tea pickers give the appearance of dancing phoenixes next to the dragon's long and slender body.

The white tea is plucked in April and May and stored until August when the finest jasmine blossoms are in bloom. Night-blooming white jasmine flowers are picked in the morning while the tiny petals are tightly closed and set aside until nightfall. The petals begin to pop open in the cool night air, which is the signal for the scenting to begin.

Once open, the "marrying" of the jasmine and the tea takes place in several applications-each taking up to four hours-after which the jasmine petals are removed. Each leaf and bud set are then skillfully hand-rolled into a tiny pearl-sized ball. Once rolled, the tea is then wrapped in silk mesh and dried by fire to set the form.

During infusion, the hot water causes the tiny pearls to open like flowers and sink slowly to the bottom of the cup. We recommend placing 18 to 20 of these tiny pearls in a clear glass cup to watch their graceful unfurling, a process also known as "the agony of the leaves". The superbly sweet and floral aroma, the delicate flavor, and the unique leaf shape all make the Dragon Phoenix Pearl Jasmine an exceptional experience.

  • Cups to Grams:
    • 8 grams makes 3-4 cups
    • 25 grams makes 10-15 cups
    • 50 grams makes 20-25 cups
    • 100 grams makes 45-50 cups
    • 1 pound loose makes 180-200 cups
  • Ingredients: white tea, jasmine
  • Steeping Instructions: 1-2 minutes at 150-170 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Caffeinated: Yes
  • Country of Origin: China
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One of the best
August 13, 2014
Reviewer:  Tea Queen 

(Southern, VT)

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I love tea and drink a lot of it. Jasmine has always been one of my favorites, and this is no exception. This is one of the best Jasmine teas that I have ever had! Great job stash!

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5 stars
dragon phoenix pearl jasmine exquisite
August 12, 2014
Reviewer:  barb w "jasmine lover" 

(park hills, mo)

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I tried 3 jasmine teas from Stash Tea & found Dragon Phoenix Pearl Jasmine to be exquisite & worth the trouble of using a tea ball. The taste & aroma of Dragon Phoenix gives me the feeling of comfort & contentment.

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Aromatherapy
August 12, 2014
Reviewer:  Karen C. 

(Clifton, CO)

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There are many kinds of jasmine teas, and I am sure that I have not tried all of them because I stopped when I found this one. Not only does it fill your kitchen with this delightful floral scent while it brews, your calm before you get to the first sweet sip. It has the most perfect blend of sweet from the jasmine and astringent from the white tea, but add a touch of honey and you have excellence in a mug. Don't like it hot? Add a touch of sugar, a couple of ice cubes, stir. Then sit on your porch watching the sunset. There really isn't anything better.

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