Dragon Well (Long Jing) $32.00

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Dragon Well (Long Jing) $32.00

32.00

This superior Dragon Well is a classic Chinese Green tea distinguished by its yellow green color and distinctive flattened leaf shape that is a result of highly skilled hand shaping in a hot pan by tea masters. Long Jing, literally translated as Dragon Well, is the village where this famous tea originates.  Legend has it that the water in the well of this village resembles movements of a dragon when it rains.  Many purists believe that using water from the village well makes for the most exceptional green tea.   From Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province this Dragon Well is delicate and fragrant offering a rounded flavor with lingering sweetness.  This lovely tea is package in our Green cylinder.

Origin: Hangzhou, China

Tea Type:  Green

Tasting Note:  Surprisingly buttery, this tea is at first faint with smooth vegetal notes but with each subsequent steep the texture becomes fuller and nuttier with a creamy but sweet finish.

Caffeine Level:  Medium

Steeping Instructions:
Quantity: 1 tablespoon per 6 ounces
Water Temperature: 175ºF
Steeping Time: First infusion 45 seconds subsequent infusions about 1 minutes
Infusions: 3

30 grams/10 servings per cylinder

 

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