Many people have heard a saying about aged white tea: “one-year tea, three-year medicine, and seven-year treasure”, but they aren’t clear about the reason. As if we say Pu’erh tea “the aged the better”, which means it will taste more mellow and smooth during the aging process because of the ingredients transformation.
The Fuding white tea based on the picking standards can be divided into Silver Needle White Tea, White Peony Tea, Gongmei White Tea, Shoumei White tea and etc, which need different brewing methods. If you do not want to memorize the brewing methods of each tea by rote, you can take a look at this article to master some practical rules about how to brew Fuding white tea.
Fuding white tea refers to teas made of leaves of Fuding DaBaicha and Fuding Dabaihao which are native to Taimu Mountain, Fujian.