Award-winning Floral Pre-ming Dragon Well Green Tea Long Jing
Dragon Well (Long Jing) green tea is one of the most famous Chinese green teas, and originated in West Lake of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Due to its wide spread demand worldwide, it is now cultivated in most of Zhejiang province as well as other provinces in China, resulting in quality and taste that varies significantly.
This tea is pre-ming harvest from a major local dragon well tea producer in Xincang county, Zhejiang province, from a very clean high mountain environment surrounded by flowers and abundant plants. With all of the attributes of exceptional quality, a floral fragrance and nuttiness wonderfully hit your nose. It possesses a very smooth, sweet and clean taste, like a mountain stream flowing down through your throat, comforting you. This tea truly reflects the four distinctive characteristics of a high quality dragon well, flat spear shape, pale green color, intense aroma, and sweet aftertaste. A true delicacy you don't want to miss!
Origin: Xincang, Zhejiang province, China
Varietal: Qunti Zhong, original local varietal
Picking standard: One bud, one baby leaf
Harvest Time: Pre-ming, 2023
A pleasant floral aroma, full bodied, very smooth, has sweet aftertaste that lingers in your mouth and nose.Steeping Guide
To get the most enjoyment out of the tea, we recommend using a gaiwan or glass brewing vessel without an infuser. For the best tea tasting results, warm up the teaware first, then add the tea leaves, take in the aroma, then pour the hot water on the side wall of the teaware. Please see more specific step-by-step brewing instructions below:
1. Tea to water ratio: 2-3gram to 150ml/5-6oz water. Adjust to taste.
2. Water temperature: 185oF. Never, never use boiling water.
3. Water quality: Recommend to use spring water or filtered water. No tap water, purified or distilled water.
4. Brewing time: 3 steepings. steep 1-2 minutes. If you use a gaiwan or porcelain teapot, please don’t cover your tea with the lid.
5. Lastly, please don’t forget to smell the aroma before drinking your tea. Aroma is always the first part of your sensory tea experience.