2019 harvest, making this white tea almost 6 years old, the medicinal benefits are more effective than the first year, one more year it's in the treasure category.
The youngest and smallest silver needle is called Xiao Mi Zhen, small rice needle. They are the first sprouts of the Spring season, hence richer in flavors and texture. Floral and nectary raw honey sweetness, full body, not astringent, not grassy, not bitter.
It takes hours to collect 500 g of fresh leaves, making these extremely precious! A treasure to have in anyone's tea cabinet.