The best part of a teaplant are “two leaves and a bud”. The very very best part is the bud, the yet to be folded topleaf of the teaplant.
This unique specialty from the Chinese province of Fujian, was once exclusively meant for Chinese Emperors and is still known as one of the top teas from China. Only the hand-picked, unopened tips of the tea plant are processed.
A beautiful spectacle is revealed when the tea is steeping in a teapot: the silver-colored leaves sink to the bottom and will stand up straight soon after.
An exciting, silky and delicate taste, combined with the ivory and fragrant infusion, leads to a fascinating Cup of tea.