Welcome to our Scented Tea Selections
A majority of Jasmine teas are made with a pouchong, or semi-fermented tea base. Pouchong tea has reacted with the air for a shorter period of time than black teas and a longer period of time than green teas, creating a varying leaf style and taste from other tea categories. This type of tea is gently touched with Jasmine blossoms picked at the peak of their bloom. Earl Grey is a delicately scented blend of large leaf black teas and oil of Bergamot. Downy Pearl Jasmine is a unique green tea that is hand rolled into tiny compressed balls. Finally, Rose Congou is a China black tea blended and scented with fresh rose petals. All scented teas have an aroma that makes them truly unique to other tea varieties.
Brewing Tips: Since our scented teas are comprised of varying base teas, their brewing times and water temperatures will be different. All our scented teas should be made with cold, filtered water that has been brought to a rolling boil (205-212° F). Using one rounded teaspoon of loose tea or one teabag for each cup required, pour the boiling water over the tea leaves. Earl Grey and Rose Congou should be steeped for 5 minutes, while China Jasmine & Yin Hao Jasmine should be steeped for 4 minutes. Downy Pearl Jasmine should be made with water that has boiled and then allowed to cool for just under a minute. It should than be allowed to steep for 3-4 minutes. Once the ideal brewing time has been reached, the leaves should be removed to prevent further steeping.
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Selected for their flavor, exquisite leaf form, and good value, these China grown teas are produced in very small quantities each season. Each tea comes direct from its origin garden, assuring freshness. Our selection of loose teas from Foojoy features vacuum-sealed, resealable tins wrapped in labels which depict the contents of each tin. Unusual to find outside select Asian markets, these rare and unique teas are some of the best produced by the premier growing regions of China.