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white symphony

by adagio teas

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type: white

origin: china

caffeine: light

price level: $$$$

An exquisite version of the White Peony variety, this is a delicate tea made from unopened leaf buds and the newest two leaves to open on the tea bush. For White Symphony, many more buds are included than is typical for classic White Peony. The liquor is very light, similar to Silver Needles. But the flavor is much more complex: faintly floral, warm and sugary like honeydew or white nectarine. Soft mouthfeel and clean, uplifting finish. If you've been enjoying White Peony, we invite you to savor this more refined version. Steep at 180°F for 3-5 minutes

Recent reviews

    • Han

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      Extremely delicate. This is the kind of flavor that I expect from a white tea, a perfect example.

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      Lydia Dschankilic

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      I don't know if I had an off batch or not, but it really didn't do anything for me. I steeped for 3 minutes and got almost no taste.

    • Liam Pavone

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      very light, subtly fruity flavor that is great for afternoon or morning tea.

    • Golden Cat

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      Simple. It's got a very light spring flavor, doesn't stand out much or linger on the palate. I go for this when I want a cup of something warm and slightly grassy.

    • Sky Kutil

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      Really a meh cup of tea. I get the hints of floral, but not the nectarine or other fruits. It’s a pretty one note cup of tea without much dimension. It’s fine just not my preference.

    • Claudia Yahng

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      The dry leaves smell really floral, but the steeped tea is a lot more subtly sweet. Really nice

    • Mocha Cocoa

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      It does not have any flavor or taste. I followed the brewing instructions but the tea did not taste like anything

    • Red Wolfe

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      A wonderful white tea. Light, slightly sweet, and just plain delicious.

    • Ca U

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      Interesting tea. Very light. Very pleasant. This tea should be good for everyone

    • Taylor Brown

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      Such a refreshing cup of tea. It smells delicious and tastes as delicious

    • Max Sugerman

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      Very light and delicate. It can be hard to find the flavor sometimes but its a great example of what a white tea should be

    • Riley Anderson

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      Subtle, sweet, and slightly floral and earthy. A great white tea for before a meal or as a nice pick me up!

    • Crystal Nicol

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      This is a great tea.....slighly sweet and earthy. No need to add milk or sugar. Simply delicious.