Sterling Youth is our Silver Needle White Tea, the finest grade of white tea. Sterling Youth comes from Fo Zi Mountain in Zhenghe, China, which is about 850 meters high in elevation. This silver needle comes from the Zhou family of tea farmers. Silver Needle is the finest grade of white tea because it is the earliest picking of a harvest and only the first order buds of the tea plant is used. Thus, making for an exquisite and delicate white tea to enjoy.
Origin: Zhenghe, Fujian, China
Harvest Date: March 24th, 2018
Cultivar: Da Bai
Tasting notes: Fresh, Smooth, Mellow, Grassy, Spring
Gong Fu Brew: First infusion: 5 grams / 100 mL / 80° C / 30 secs
Second infusion: 80° C / 35 secs
Then add 5 seconds for each subsequent infusion.