Leaf Type: Green
Where to Buy: Nature’s Tea Leaf
Daughter Rings Green Tea is from the Yunnan province of China. These hand selected green tea leaves are carefully hand-rolled into an enchanting ring shape. Daughter ring has a fresh, bright and almost fruity taste. The flavor is quite mild with vegetal notes becoming more prominent with cooling.
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These little tea leaves that have been shaped into little rings are so adorable! Before brewing, I looked at these Daughter Rings from Nature’s Tea Leaf … marveling at how the tender Green Tea leaves were carefully shaped into perfect little rings. It’s fun to watch them brew too! They slowly unwind, as if they are dancing in the hot water.
The tea brews to a very pale yellowish-green color. The flavor is very agreeable, with a delicious vegetative tone with sweet notes of fruit … I want to say it tastes a bit like sweet apple melding with notes of mild vegetable. There are also very faint floral tones to this … like a background note of flower. It is a light, invigorating taste. It’s on the mellow side.
As the tea cools, I find that the flavor changes slightly, becoming less sweet and slightly more astringent. It never becomes bitter, but, there is a slight shift in flavor. The astringency here is slightly dry and cleansing. The aftertaste is sweet with notes of fruit.
A very pleasant tea … it’s a little different from other green teas out there, but, similar enough to other green teas that it’s easily recognizable as one. A nice tea for those times when you want something just a little out of the ordinary.