Not your typical jasmine green tea: a marriage of organic loose leaf green tea from Sri Lanka, India, and China. Floral, grassy, and vegetal sweetness. A wonderful tea at any time.
How Jasmine Green Tea is Scented
Tea leaves are harvested in the early spring and stored until the late summer when fresh Jasmine flowers are in bloom. Jasmine flowers are picked in the late afternoon when the small petals are tightly closed. The flowers are kept cool until nightfall. In the early evening, when the flowers begin to open, the tea is blended with Jasmine flowers and stored overnight. During the night Jasmine flowers open, bloom and release their fragrance into the tea. It takes over four hours for the tea to absorb the fragrance and flavor of the jasmine blossoms. This scenting process may be repeated for as many as six or seven times. The tea absorbs moisture from the fresh Jasmine flowers so it must be dried again to prevent spoilage.
Green Tea and Your Health
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I first had this tea in a restaurant in NYC. I loved it so much I asked the name of the tea and the company! This is a very smooth green, not bitter. The hint of jasmine is a lovely compliment to the green tea blend.