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Green Sanctuary White

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Flavor Profile

Black Peppercorn, sea-grass, and sun-dried tomato

White Tea · medium oxidation

Like many of the teas from Green Sanctuary, this unusual Taiwanese white tea rewards the open-minded.

Harvested from purple tea leaves in Pinglin by Buddhist monks, this experimental tea is a departure from other white teas in taste and character.

This White Tea carries savory notes of black pepper and seagrass. For all its boldness, its finish is light.

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Tea Profile

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Chinese Name: 紫芽白茶
Origin: Pinglin District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Cultivar: Zi Ya
Elevation: ~750 meters
Oxidation: ~20%
Roast Level: Low to None
Flavor Profile: Black peppercorn, sea grass, sundried tomatos
Mouthfeel: Savory, light finish, complex

The Cultivar

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Zi Ya

Brewing Instructions

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These instructions are for reference only, a starting point for brewing this tea. Trust your palate and feel free to experiment.

Quantity of Tea: 6 grams
Quantity of Water: 237 ml / 8 oz
Water Temperature: 195°F / 91°C
Steep Time: ~ 1 - 2 minutes
For more information on how to brew tea check out our brewing guides

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