- Serving Size: 2.5g /cup
- Steeping Temp: 88°C
- Steeping Time: 2 to 5 mins.
- Certification: Organic
- Origin: India
- Caffeine: High
Sweet Cinnamon Chai
White tea chai is not a common occurrence, however this sweet blend changes everything. The flavor profile is exquisite, the natural softness of white tea is combined with delectable spices, orange peel and sweet cinnamon. As opposed to most other chai combinations, this blend makes an excellent iced tea.
Tasting NotesCertification: Organic
Grade or Quality: Leaf
Aroma: Spicy, sweet, citrus
Infusion Aroma: Cinnamon, spicy, fruity
Infusion Color: Deep Amber
Base flavor: Sweet and spicy cinnamon, refreshing
Infusion Strength: Medium
Have you tried Sweet Cinnamon Chai? Tell us what you think!
From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog
What is White Tea? - by Safiya Motala
There are different varieties of tea available, but do you know what each one is? In this blog series, we will explore a different type of tea in depth. White tea is the least processed of all tea varieties, so we will start here.
All tea comes from the same plant, Camellia sinensis. Within Camellia sinensis, there are two different varieties, sinensis and assamica. Assamica is typically found in the Assam region of India, and sinensis is found in most other parts of the world where tea is grown.
So what makes tea white? Actually, very little. White tea is the closest you can get to a freshly picked leaf. It is basically a tea leaf that is dried and not processed at all.
Let us take a more in-depth look at this variety of tea.
Most white tea comes from China, although more and more tea growing regions are beginning to produce white teas. The two most popular white teas from China are