Margaret's Hope Exotic Spring White Tea

description

Over the last few years, we've grown to look forward to this tea for its bright, fruity flavors. Made from fragrant AV2 clones, this year’s white tea from Margate’s Hope is a standout - big on flavors of tropical fruits and aromatic flowers, crisp around the edges, and yet impeccably balanced and velvety smooth.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Heady notes of red mango, lavender, and undercurrents of cape jasmine.

appearance

Champagne

taste

The liquor is immensely aromatic but well-balanced, smooth, ample in the mouth and tipped with floral-fruity sweetness. There is a crisp floral note resembling lavender oil that dominates the cup. A fruity sweetness, similar to that of red mangoes, emerges around the middle and the back, balancing the rich floral attributes of the cup. The second steep is mellow but flavorful.

COMPLEMENTS

Best enjoyed on its own or with light, creamy desserts.

dry leaf

aroma

Sweet and fragrant, marked by notes of orchid, lily, tropical fruit, and hints of young wood.

appearance

Mix of long, well rolled, dark olive green leaves with ample powder green buds with silver downy hair and whole green leaves.

infusion

aroma

Fresh, vegetal with notes of overripe mangoes.

appearance

Fully opened, bright olive green leaves, some with brown hues, and olive green, partially opened buds.

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

6 fl oz

176-185 oF

2.5 tsp / 2.5 g

5 mins

Recommended number of steeps - two

condiments

Drink Plain

PICKING DATE
Mar 27, 2017
TIME OF DAY
Anytime
CAFFEINE
Low
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
First
SPECIALTY
Clonal
SKU FFMHCFW | GRADE FTGFOP1 | INVOICE G-2
CERTIFICATIONS


2 Reviews

Likes

  • High Quality 1
  • Freshness 1
  • Smooth Body 0
  • Great Aroma 0
  • Unique Flavor Profile 0

Dislikes

  • Bitter if Over-Steeped 0
  • No Flavor 0
  • Strong 0
  • Weak 0

Best Served

  • Dessert Tea 1
  • Evening 1
  • Afternoon 1
  • Anytime 0
  • Morning 0

Carter

Aug. 5, 2016

One of the best

Very nice

MARCO

Sept. 20, 2014

High quality all around.

Likes : Freshness, High Quality.

Best Served : Afternoon, Evening, Dessert Tea.

The freshness and delicate floral aroma makes this tea a complete success. Darjeeling first flush at his most sophisticated.

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