White Vanilla Jasmine Tea- This is the sweetest variety of vanilla jasmine tea you’ll find and likely the most refreshing. White tea, because it is plucked before the tea buds have even opened, and blooming tea ballsbecause it is left unfermented, is the mildest and sweetest of all tea varieties. When it is paired with fragrant jasmine and sweet vanilla, it creates a delicious tea that has very little caffeine and could probably serve as all the dessert you need after a fine meal. This tea is equally delicious whether enjoyed iced or hot. In addition, it contains all the health benefits of green tea.
Oolong Vanilla Jasmine Tea – Oolong teas are semi-fermented, meaning that they do go through a fermentation process, but one that is much shorter than that of black tea. A vanilla jasmine oolong tea will be complex in flavor, with fruity notes and a sweet finish. You’ll find it bolder than a green or white blend, but never bitter or strong. The flavor will be significantly affected by how long the oolong tea leaves are fermented and by the country in which the tea was grown. Oolong vanilla jasmine tea will also be a larger leaf tea than the other varieties.
There are nearly endless possibilities in the varieties and flavors you can find in vanilla jasmine tea. Each variety of tea will have its own unique flavors based on where it is grown, how it is processed and the quality of the tea. In addition, the quality and type of the jasmine blossoms and vanilla used to flavor the tea will impact its flavor. Vanilla is grown in several areas of the world, with each area producing a slightly different flavor. Jasmine is also grown in many parts of the world, and the jasmine blossoms are slightly affected by the soil of the growing region.
So, you see, vanilla jasmine tea can have many subtleties and nuances. However, it is easily one of the most fragrant and pleasing teas, in any form. The combination of familiar and comforting vanilla paired with fragrant jasmine can make any variety of tea pleasing to nearly any palate.
Jon M. Stout is Chairman of the Golden Moon Tea Company. Golden Moon Tea recently placed first and second in the best tea competition at the prestigious World Tea Expo in Atlanta Georgia. For more information about tea wholesale tea