Origin: Fujian Province, China Leaf Type: Green Tea infused with Jasmine Flowers Taste: Sweet jasmine Drink: Without milk Brew: Lightly, 2-3 minutes according to taste with water off the boil When to drink: Throughout the day
The gently perfumed taste of Jasmine Tea makes it one of the most popular scented teas in China. It is a hugely elegant drink that fills your mind with oriental splendour every time you take a sip.
Believed to date back to the Song Dynasty, Jasmine tea was originally a tea for China's elite, drunk only by members of the Imperial Court. It's beautiful taste is achieved through its very precise preparation. The beautifully aromatic jasmine flowers are picked at dusk, just when their scent is headiest. At night-time they are layered with the long leaves of fine green tea, the petals infusing the tea with their perfume. The result is a sweet, aromatic tea that captivates the senses.
Jasmine tea is a naturally flavoured green tea with an unmistakable floral taste. It is a great-tasting and reviving tea to drink throughout the day.
Ideally warm the pot first with a splash of hot water. Use one teabag per cup and use freshly drawn water which is heated to around 80 degrees. You can either pour the water before it reaches boiling point or allow the water to sit for a few minutes afterwards. Allow to brew for 2-3 minutes according to taste. Should be drunk without milk.
My husband bought me a TEA gift box for Christmas, I am enjoying them all, but the JASMINE GREEN tea is gorgeous ! It tastes just like the gorgeous Jasmine flower. I would recommend this tea to everyone.
Will truly captivate your senses!
6th March 2012 Posted by
I have never really enjoyed green tea, but I was bought these as a Christmas present and I was extremely surprised. Not only does this tea smell lovely it tastes amazing too. It's hard to put into words how truly enjoyable this tea is. I highly recommend this tea to anyone