White Petal
White Petal
White Petal
White Petal
White Petal
White Petal
White Petal
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White Petal

WHITE TEA BLEND

62 reviews

These delicate, shade-dried leaves from China's Fujian Province are naturally high in antioxidants. Egyptian chamomile petals and Chinese osmanthus flowers add a fragrant, toasty, creamy and slightly sweet bloom of flavor.

Tasting Notes:

Peach, rose, hay


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AC
06/24/2021
Anne C.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Outstanding

I love this tea. I am always in search of a good white tea and this exceeded my expectations

MS
06/07/2021
Megan S.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Amazing

It tastes amazing hot, it’s refreshing while calming. The packaging is nicely done as well and the sachets are perfect size

BD
06/07/2021
Bradley D.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Best tea in America!

Great quality, friendly people.

JM
05/24/2021
Jeanne M.
United States United States
I recommend this product
I love this tea

This tea is light, delicious and refreshing, I love this tea and highly recommend it. I was a green tea drinker in the evening before bed but have switched to this relaxing tasty tea.

LK
05/24/2021
Linda K.
United States United States
I recommend this product
LOVE YOUR TEA!

I recently bought some White Petal tea. It is one of my favorites. I only buy tea from Steven Smith Teamaker. I guess that means I'm a tea snob.

Ingredients

White full leaf tea from China, Chinese osmanthus flower, Egyptian chamomile petals and natural flavors.

Blend Numerology

The number of chamomile petals in each ounce of this tea.

Preparation

For best flavor, bring spring or freshly drawn filtered water to 185 degrees. Steep 1 sachet or 2 tsp (2 g) loose leaf for three minutes. Let all thoughts of white elephants leave your mind completely.

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  • bai mu dan
  • chamomile petals
  • osmanthus flower

Bai Mu Dan

Chinese White Tea

Bai Mu Dan, or White Peony, is often considered the second highest grade of white tea (after Silver Needle) and was traditionally produced in the northern Fujian Province of China. It comes from the top two leaves and bud of the tea bush, which can be shade dried and/or lightly fired. This gives Bai Mu Dan a pale cup color and delicate, nutty aroma. The flavor is delicate and complex, with toasty, slightly sweet floral notes and a clean aftertaste.

Fujian Province

Fujian Province is one of the most famous tea growing regions located on the southeast coast of China. Black, white and oolong teas are all thought to have originated from this province. With Taiwan so close in proximity, there has been much sharing of knowledge between the two in terms of tea plants and production. Oolongs have two harvest seasons, in late spring and fall.

Chamomile Petals

Egyptian Botanical

These white petals come from our favorite chamomile flowers, much of which are removed during sorting. For the petals that remain attached, we carefully hand-screen these blossoms at our facility. These petals fresh flavor add distinctive character to our White Petal blend.

Faiyum

Introduced to Egypt from Europe a half century ago, chamomile brings the joy of festive harvest to the oasis of Faiyum. Sourced from Central Egypt, the Nile provides ample water and fertile soil for the world’s finest tasting blossoms. Harvest season for these golden buds is January to April. 

Osmanthus Flower

Chinese Botanical

Osmanthus is a species of evergreen shrubs and trees native to Asia. Its flowers are extremely fragrant and when made into a tea have strong peach notes. A favorite of Steve's, we use this botanical in our signature White Petal blend.

Zhejiang Province

Zhejiang Province is located in Eastern China, directly south of Shanghai and Jiangsu Province. These three areas made up a region known in earlier times as the "Land of Fish and Rice". Today, Zhejiang still holds up its end of the bargain as home to China's largest fishery and as one of the largest food producers, along with leading in tea production. Osmanthus is harvested here in the summer to be blended with tea, herbs or enjoyed on its own.