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West Lake Dragon Well - Xi Hu Long Jing, Pre-Qingming 2019

$22.00
Eco-Friendly
 Empowers Workers
 Toxin-Free
 Gives Back
 Organic/GMO Free
Brand Happy Earth Tea
SKU 3317_pID2593838104689
Brand’s Story

Brewers of happiness, one cup of organic tea at a time. Family-run Happy Earth Tea visits all the tea gardens they source from, ensuring fair wages and conditions. Check out their great selection of loose leaf teas – from green to chai to matcha, they share great tea tips!

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A sublime early-spring harvest Dragon Well green tea from West Lake in Hangzhou province, China. Dragon Well is one of the most famous green teas of China. It is also called Long Jing and comes in many grades. This one is among the top grades. This tea meets all requirements for quality: is from West Lake the best area for Dragon Well, was harvested early spring before Qingming festival (15th day after spring equinox), has a beautiful appearance with each individual tea bud hand-pressed, and the taste is fresh and very satisfying.

Highly limited quantity. 

LEAF: Tender budsets, color recalling the earliest shoots on the tea bush with a lovely vegetal and toasty smell.

INFUSED LEAF: Pale green, succulent buds with sweet notes of chestnut.

CUP: Pale green with fragrant aromas of honeydew, floral notes, hints of pistachio. Lovely sweetness. Clean finish.

STEEPING TIPS

   1 level tbsp or 3 gm per 8 oz cup

   176 F

   3 mins. Second steep 5 min.

ORIGIN

Long Wu area, West Lake, Hangzhou. Zhejiang Province, China
Manufacture: 20 March, 2019
Cultivar: Longjing Qunti 

 


  

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