Jasmine Tea Sample Pack
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Jasmine Teas are among the most popular teas around the world. Jasmine Tea is green, black, or white tea scented with the aroma of jasmine blossom. Jasmine was introduced to China during the Han Dynasty (205BC - 220AD), and during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912 AD) Jasmine tea won the hearts and minds of the Western public.
To make Jasmine Tea, the tea leaves are harvested in the early Spring and then stored until late summer, when Jasmine flowers start blooming. The flowers are picked in the early morning when petals are still closed. Once harvested, they are kept cool until nightfall. During the night, jasmine flowers open, releasing the exquisite fragrance, and the scenting takes place.
During the process of making Jasmine Tea, tea buds get scented with the jasmine flowers a total of 5 times, each time replacing the used jasmine buds with new ones. Lastly, only the most potent jasmine flowers get added to the finished tea. To produce 1 kg of Jasmine Tea, up to 6 kg of fresh jasmine flowers as well as 3.5 kg of high-grade tea is used. The tea-scenting process takes up to 7 hours of work.
Being one of the world's largest and reputable food and drink awards, the 'Great Taste', organized by the Guild of Fine Food, has been described as the "Oscars" of the food industry. Two of our Jasmine teas, the Jasmine (Jin Ya) Black Tea and the Dragon Pearls Jasmine Green Tea were awarded 2 Stars at the 'Great Taste Awards' in 2017 and 2018.
Try and compare these exquisite white, green, and black Jasmine teas to establish your tea of choice.
What's in this Discovery Collection:
1: Jasmine "Silver Needle" White Tea (15g)
Sweet jasmine with subtle notes of soy milk
2: Award-Winning "Golden Buds" Jasmine Black Tea (15g)
Rich, sweet and mellow tea with a fresh and nicely balanced jasmine aroma
2: Award-Winning "Dragon Pearls" Jasmine Green Tea (15g)
A bold sweet tea with a well-balanced jasmine aroma
How to brew loose leaf tea, Gong Fu style: