jasmine downy pearls loose leaf
by mighty leaf (1 review)
A unique and beautiful tea from Fujian province, China, only the youngest leaves are plucked. Three leaves are rolled together into a spherical pearl shape and then wrapped in silk mesh and dried by fire to set the form. Each pearl is streaked with the pale white down of the young buds. Scenting the pearls twice with fresh jasmine flowers gives the finished tea its final character. It is a light and sweet tea, delicate and delicious. The pearl-shaped green tea leaves taste similar to white tea-smooth, lightly herbal, and grapey-sweet. The jasmine scent is clean and fragrant with a hint of magnolia.
Excellent jasmine tea. I love how the pearls look and unfurl in the steeper