Golden Tips Tea offered by us here is a highly sought after exotic grade of White tea, manufactured in small quantities with tea leaf buds. This tea is manufactured organically, as it is harvested and plucked by hand and then leaves are dried/withered in the sunlight. This is the most luxury variety of Ceylon Tea.
Golden Tips Tea is a very rare variety of Luxury Ceylon white tea, that is being sourced off a tea garden in the Kandy region of the Sri Lankan hill country. This could be the most expensive and exclusive Sri Lankan Tea. This tea is also referred to as the Ceylon Gold Tea. In appearance, this tea is similar to Silver Tips Tea, which is also a white tea variant but this has a Golden color tint to it. Generally these Ceylon white teas are similar to Silver Needles teas, but the taste and the aroma are slightly different.
This tea can be prepared only in very small quantities. Lighter liquor from the Golden tips tea
It is made of tea buds/tips off a specific tea plant variety. So these are harvested carefully by hand and dried/withered in the direct sunlight, for retaining it’s Gold color appearance. Also these teas are well-known for retaining their antioxidant properties of tea leaves, compared to teas made with other processing methods. Due to these properties, these are a popular choice of among elite health conscious consumers.
This White tea has to be brewed for a slightly longer time compared to other teas (4-5 mins). And it should be brewed with water temperature below the boiling point (75-80°C or 167-176°F). Generally, Gold tips tea has a very light liquor with a pale golden coppery infusion. It consists of a very subtle taste that has slight notes of pine & honey and a unique fragrance. A detailed review of this tea by one of our customers can be found here – White Tea Review.
5 – 7 days
Manufactured within 30 days before the date of purchase. Newest batch of tea will be dispatched to buyer.
Expires in 6 Months from the date of purchase. Once shipping package has been unpacked, it has to be stored in an Air-tight jar to avoid moisture.
Quantity – 1 or 2 Teaspoons
Brewing time – 4 to 5 mins
Temperature – 75 to 80°C