Chinese Longjing

Chinese Longjing Loose Leaf Green Tea


Regular price $12.49
(50Β’ per cup)

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Longjing* (also known as Dragon Well), this is the most succulent and fragrant of green China Loose Leaf Teas. Picked in the early spring before the first rains, it has a fresh sweetness.

*Sometimes spelled Long Jing

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Tasting Notes

The tea has stunning flavours of fresh grass and asparagus with a smooth, nutty finish of hazelnut. Combined with a soft and round mouthfeel and a long, honeyed sweetness, it truly is a sublime tea.

Quantity

Use 0.1 oz of leaf per 5.5 fl oz of water (2g per 150ml).

Temperature

For the optimum infusion use 158Β°F (70Β°C) water.

Time

Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly.

Infusions

You can infuse this tea at least twice. With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.

Cost Per Cup

50Β’ per cup based on 0.1 oz of leaf per 5.5 fl oz of water and 2 infusions.

Hangzhou
Zhejiang Province

China

GREEN TIPS

The taste of spring

DRAGON WELL

Myths & Legends

Imperial Tea

Venerated by an Emperor

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