As a tea that has become popular in recent years, in addition to the popular black tea, green tea, and oolong, white tea is less known.
In Chinese tea, tea leaves are divided into six categories: green tea, black tea, oolong tea, white tea, yellow tea and dark tea. White tea is actually one of the six major teas alongside black tea and green tea. It is waiting to be discovered by more tea lovers.
The name of white tea
White tea, if you hear the name, you think it's white tea or tea soup, so it's called white tea. In fact, his name is closely related to his appearance. It is named because the finished tea is mostly tea buds, covered with dense pekoe, hairy, like silver and snow. Therefore, many white teas are also called silver needle tea, such as Baihao Yinzhen.
There are many famous teas in the white tea category. In the latest Chinese national standard, three different grades of white tea can be made from the same tea tree such as Dabai tea, which are Baihao Yinzhen, Bai Peony, and Shoumei in order.