Early Spring Bamboo Tips Green Zhu Ye Qing Green Tea 竹叶青
Zhu Ye Qing has risen to be one of the most famous teas in modern Chinese tea culture due to its exceptional quality and unique taste. This tea is grown in the high elevations of the lavish green misty Meng Ding Mountains of Sichuan province. It was carefully plucked by hand, only buds, and delicately hand-processed. The dry leaves are actually very slim and small with unified appearance. This dedication to excellence is reflected in the cup, displaying a stunning visual when the wet leaves stand straight up in a glass brewing vessel, like a bamboo forest in your cup. Only premium quality Zhu Ye Qing has the attribute of a "standing" wet leaf. It is simply a delight to just appreciate the leaves.
This tea is a rarity and delicacy that attract tea connoisseurs around the world. It has a hint of nutty aroma, vegetal tastes of asparagus, apricot, or green bean, a good balance of buttery and grassy, full bodied, and is very soothing and refreshing. like fresh air from the misty mountain filling your cup.
Origin: Meng Ding mountain, Yaan prefecture, Sichuan, China
Varietal: Sichuan local varietal, has small buds and leaves
Plucking standard: Buds only
Harvest Time: Mid-March 2020
Packaging: We use the highest quality resealable foil pouches on the market to completely block light and moisture, ensuring that the tea retains maximum freshness. Also the resealable pouch is not only convenient, but saves you from purchasing additional tea tins.
This tea has a hint of nutty aroma, vegetal tastes of asparagus, apricot, or green bean, very good balance of buttery and grassy, full bodied, very soothing and refreshing.
175-180oF, 4g (1 tbsp) for 6 ounces of spring/filtered water, adjust to taste, 30 seconds to 1 minute, 3 steepings. We advise against the use of tap water as well as purified water.
To appreciate this 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 and the standing of the tea leaves.