Skip to product information
1 of 1

Denise's Fine Tea

Decaf Jasmine Minhou Green - decaf green tea

Decaf Jasmine Minhou Green - decaf green tea

Regular price $26.95 CAD
Regular price Sale price $26.95 CAD
Sale Sold out
Origin: India
Antioxidant Level: medium
Caffeine Level: none

INFUSION: green with golden amber highlights

CUP CHARACTERISTICS: unbelievable character! The jasmine notes are perfumy and full floral. You can not believe you are drinking decaf!

STORY: Like many of the world's great teas, Jasmine tea has its own creation myth. The story of Jasmine maintains that many centuries ago, a Beijing tea salesman named Chen Guqiu invited a tea master to his house to taste some tea with him. While they sipped their cups, the conversation meandered to the differences in tea preferences between northerners and southerners. Remembering that he had a bag of tea given to him by a young southern woman a few months earlier, Chen summoned a servant to fetch it and brew two cups, one for himself and one for the tea master. Once the tea was brewed, the men lifted the lids from their covered teacups and to their amazement, watched as the spirit of a young woman, clutching two jasmine branches, rose from the steam. The men were astonished.

View full details