2023 Yueguangbai White Tea, Loose-leaf - Ancient Trees
These ancient tea tree leaves have been dried with a natural and very delicate procedure that causes them to become half black and half white, the distinctive feature of Yueguangbai, or “white moonlight” in English. The brew is a subtle yellow color that varies in tone depending on the succession of brews. Its flavor is redolent of forest flowers and autumn fruits.
Although elegant, this white tea is rich and multifaceted in a manner that only tea hailing from the high mountain forest can be. The production of these ancient tea tree leaves is simple yet complex: though it takes only a few steps to produce this tea, it relies heavily on human sensitivity and experience.
This loose leaves Yuenguangbai white tea is produced from ancient trees of Jinggu Dabai cultivar, while the compressed cakes of our Yuenguangbai from ancient trees are produced with leaves of the original cultivar of Mount Pasha, from our ancient trees plantation.
Plantation Altitude: 1850 meters
Origin: Lunan Mountain, Xishuangbanna prefecture, Yunnan province
Flush: 26 March 2023
Storage: avoid heat, light, and moisture.
Farmed and harvested by Eastern Leaves
Our tea production
This tea comes from the tea forest we own in Yunnan, in Nannuo and Lunan/Pasha mountain.
We take care of each leg of the production: from the care of the under-forest until package and distribution.
Generations of masters
Our production is entirely supervised by Yan Kunli, that was born and raised on Nannuo mountain, and in 2007 won the Pu'er Shengpu producer competition for the highest Shaqing skills, among all the Hani minority in Yunnan. He is the master in his craft, and we are proud to have him with us.