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Jasmine Dragon Pearls – Chinese green loose leaf tea | MDTEA

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Ingredients

Jasmine-infused Chinese Green Tea

Brewing Guide

Add 3g of tea to 220ml of water, infuse at 80°c for 3 mins

Culinary Notes

This tea offers an intensely jasmine aroma and clear yellowish infusion. A delicate and soothing cup with orchid and ripe pear notes with clean floral mouthfeel.

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Jasmine Dragon Pearls – Chinese green loose leaf tea | MDTEA
Jasmine Dragon Pearls – Chinese green loose leaf tea | MDTEA

Product Description

This intensely floral green tea is made from early-harvest leaves, grown in the Fujian province of China. These leaves are hand-rolled into beautiful pearls that are naturally scented with fresh jasmine petals.

During brewing, the pearls unravel to reveal long, juicy buds that give a light and fragrant aroma.

What Is Jasmine Dragon Pearl Tea?

Jasmine Dragon Pearl Tea hails from the tea mountains of Northern Fujian, where the da bai (big white) tea cultivar thrives. These cultivars yield delicate, downy buds, plucked during early spring to craft green tea, which are then meticulously hand-rolled into exquisite "pearls."

The tea undergoes cold storage until July when the jasmine flowers bloom. Fresh blossoms, harvested at night when they are most fragrant and in full bloom, are laid over the tea and left to intermingle for 12 hours, infusing the pearls with their enchanting fragrance. This infusion process is repeated, utilizing freshly picked blossoms, up to ten times.

Origins

Jasmine, originally from Iran, made its way to China along the Silk Road during the Tang Dynasty, over 1700 years ago. The practice of infusing tea with jasmine is believed to have begun during the South-Song Dynasty (around 1240). By the Ming Dynasty (circa 1368), the art of scenting tea had been documented in books, indicating its growing popularity.


Guarantees

  • Ethical

    We care about the health and wellbeing of the people who grow and harvest our tea. Learn More

  • Sustainable

    Our teas and infusions are blended and packed to the highest standards in sustainability. We do not use plastic and our packaging is 100% recyclable or compostable. Learn More

  • Free shipping on orders over £29

    Meaning you only pay for the product delivered to your door.

Our Green Values

  • Health

  • Hand-blended and packed in the UK.

  • Environmentally sustainable

  • Our blenders have visited over 130 tea estates worldwide to ensure we are using suppliers that have a proven track record of quality and systems management.
  • A major part of this is employee welfare. It also gives us control over the quality of the finished product.
  • Our blenders are certified by SALSA (Safe And Local Supplier Approved) ensuring we can apply strict employee welfare standards to our own supply chain.
  • Our teas come from estates that strive to produce the very best quality and as such will get a proper premium for their teas – a portion of which is reinvested in the health and welfare of their employees.
  • Every ingredient can be traced back to source.
  • All of our suppliers are screened, with thorough documenting of their processes, and audited where deemed necessary.
  • The majority of our suppliers hold accreditation from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) or the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) and many of the large tea growers are also members of Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance or involved in the Ethical Tea Partnership.
  • Our teas and infusions are blended and packed in – and delivered from – offices and a factory in the UK.
  • Both buildings were built to the highest possible energy efficiency standards. The office is built using locally sourced oak beams and handmade tiles.
  • Both also use a biomass boiler for heating, water and welfare facilities, with the boiler being fuelled by sustainable wood from the surrounding estate.
  • We do not use plastic and our packaging is 100% recyclable. We work with our stockists to re-use wholesale packaging as many times as possible.
  • Our fusu tea temples are made from plant-based materials.
High standards of welfare