19° Nepal Special White Tea

$ 19.00

Tea Name:  19° Nepal Special White Tea

Style: Loose Leaf

Type: White Tea 

Standard: Gold

Sourcing Region: Illam

Suggested infusions:  2


This Tea is selectively picked downy buds, and supple young leaves right below it, minimally processed into white tea.

In the early spring, when the first lot of new buds appear, farmers rush to the field to pluck them quickly (usually within a week) before they unfurl into leaves. These fine, potent buds appear after a period of dormancy the tea plant goes through in the winter. This causes them to be full of flavors and packed with antioxidants, when minimally processed into white tea within 72 hours of plucking.

Since white teas are minimally processed, they are considered to retain all the beneficial compounds in tea in minimally altered state, hence the most healthy tea, as claimed by some in tea circle.

This particular tea originates in the Ilam district of eastern Nepal at an altitude 7000-7500 feet.


The mix of silver-green and rusty-brown downy buds and tea leaves, smells like sweet watermelon and chocolate. The liquor which looks close to Riesling white wine produces a thick, buttery and smooth texture. Taste notes similar to vanilla and nut milk finishes soft and juicy in your mouth ending up in a settled calming satisfaction.



We believe that tea drinking experience should be completely personal and liberating. There is no right or wrong way to brew tea. Individual taste buds are unique.Therefore we encourage tea lovers to not necessarily bind themselves with our methods but let their experience, contemplation and discovery be personal. After all, that is where the joy of drinking tea lies.. We believe that a tea drinker should try different variations of brewing methods, amount of tea, steeping time and water temperature to come to find the perfect taste they fall in love with.

We have tried many different methods and variations to brew 19° Nepal Special White Tea out of which we have picked our favorites as follows:


This is the most common way of brewing White Tea.


1. Get 9oz filtered water and bring it to boil.

2. Let it cool down to 80C-90C or 180F-190F, which is about 2 minutes of letting it sit after removing it from the stove after the boil.

3. Add 1 teaspoon of Tea into a clear glass or steeping cup.

4. Pour the water into the glass containing the tea buds.

5. Watch how beautifully the buds start sinking to the bottom one by one after a few minutes..

6. Let it steep for 10 minutes.

7. The color is faint golden. Taste is very soft and soothing. Enjoy every sip of it



This is the most balanced way.


1. Get 9 oz filtered water and bring it to boil.

2. Add about 1.5 teaspoon (or 1 teaspoon if you prefer a softer taste) of Tea into a clear glass or in your Steeping cup.

3. Pour the boiling hot water into your clear glass or steeping cup containing tea buds. 4. Let it steep for 5-6 minutes.

5. Watch how beautifully the buds start sinking to the bottom one by one after a few minutes..

6. The color is a lovely bright golden. Enjoy every sip of it.



This is the most uncommon way of brewing white tea, Some even call it a sin. But something we have seen farmers do in Nepal.

Get 10 oz filtered water and bring it to boil. Drop 1 teaspoon of tea in boiling water and let it boil for 1 min 30 secs. Turn off the stove, and let it sit and steep for 7 mins. You get the most unique flavor packed robust white tea. The color is Rusty Rose-gold. Enjoy every sip of it.

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