2019 Pre-ming Long Jing Dragon Well Green Tea
Dragon Well green tea is one of the most famous teas in China. This is a top grade Dragon Well harvested around Qing Ming or pre-ming. hand-picked and hand pan fired. It is truly an excellent tea in both style and taste. It reflects the four distinctive characteristics of high quality dragon well. it has the signature style flat spear shape, pale green color, intense nutty aroma, and sweet aftertaste that lingers in your nose and mouth.
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 tea that can vary significantly in quality and taste. This tea is from Xin Chang county, one of the Long Jing producing regions outside of West Lake in Zhejiang province.
This is high quality Dragon Well, hand-picked with the standard one bud and one leaf, and hand pan-fired. This is an excellent tea in both style and taste. This tea represents the four distinctive characteristics of high quality dragon well, the signature style flat spear shape, pale green color, intense nutty aroma, and sweet taste full mouth feel.
Origin: Xincang, Zhejiang, China
Varietal: Qunti Zhong, Local varietal
Picking standard: One bud, one leaf
Harvest Time: Pre-ming April 2019
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 signature flavor of Long Jing Dragon Well. Intense aroma, floral and nutty, full bodied, and sweet aftertaste that lingers in your mouth and nose.
185oF, 4g (2 tsp) for 6-8 oz of spring/filtered water, adjust to taste, 30s to 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.