Dragon Well Green Tea ( Yu Qian Long Jing)
This is one of the most famous and most prized teas in China. This high quality tea possesses the four distinct characteristics of Dragon Well: a signature flat spear shape, pale green color, intense nutty aroma, and a sweet full mouth feel.
Related Product: West Lake Dragon Well Green Tea
Dragon Well is one of the most famous green teas in China, referred to in Chinese as "Long Jing", which literally translates as Dragon Well. It originated in West Lake of Hangzhou, and is now cultivated in other parts of Zhejiang province and other regions of China, resulting in varying significantly in quality and flavors. This tea is from Xin Chang county, one of the Long Jing producing regions outside of West Lake in Zhejiang province.
This premium grade Dragon Well was hand-harvested with the standard one bud and one leaf, pan fired. This is an excellent tea in both style and taste. Dragon Well has four distinctive characteristics. it has its signature style flat spear shape, pale green color, intense nutty aroma, and sweet taste full mouth feel. Nowadays, it is harder to find high quality Dragon Well that possesses these four distinctive attributes.
Origin: Xincang, Zhejiang, China
Varietal: Local varietal
Harvest Time: Pre - Yu (April) 2017
Caffeine level: Medium
Health Benefits: Green tea is loaded with antioxidants. Studies suggest green tea has the following health benefits.
- Helps to fight cancer
- Helps to reduce radiation
- Helps to relax mind and reduce stress
- Helps to reduce the effects of aging
- Helps to reduce blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol
- Helps to detox the body
This tea has the classic flavor of Long Jing Dragon Well. Intense aroma, toasted nut flavor, medium bodied, and a light floral fragrance that lingers in your mouth and nose.
175-180oF, 4g (2 tsp) for 6-8 oz of spring/filtered water, adjust to taste, 1 minutes, 3 steepings. We advise against the use of tap water as well as purified water.
To get the most enjoyment out of the tea, we recommend using a glass brewing vessel without an infuser, pouring the hot water first, adding the tea, and then smelling the amazing aroma and admiring the opening of the tea leaves.