Bi Luo Chun (Pi Luo Chun) - delicate appearance, fruity taste, floral aroma
Biluochun (Chinese: 碧螺春), it is a so famous green tea even people who know something about green tea had heard about it's legend. Originally grown in the Dongting mountain region near Lake Tai, Jiangsu, China. Also known as Pi Lo Chun, it is renowned for its delicate appearance, fruity taste, floral aroma, showy white hairs and early cropping.
Today, Biluochun is cultivated in Dongting, Jiangsu. Bestitea's Bi Luo Chun grade is premium and it is direct from tea farm, located at Dong Ting mountain, we consider that it is really a wonderful tea, for it's with a hint of dryness and earth tones at the end. The flavor was not too overpowering too.
- Grown on Mt. DongTing(洞庭) in Jiangsu, China
- Delicate appearance, fruity taste, floral aroma
- Rolled into a tight spiral, resembling snail meat
- Low caffeine
Its original name is Xia Sha Ren Xiang (simplified Chinese: 吓煞人香; traditional Chinese: 嚇煞人香; pinyin: xiàshàrénxiāng;
"scary fragrance"that's mean it has a strong fragrance give you a big suprise). Legend tells of it was discovered by a tea picker, who
ran out of space in her basket and put the tea between her breasts
instead. The tea, warmed by her body heat, emitted a strong aroma that
surprised the lucky girl.So the tea was born and developed to a good taste Chinese trational green tea.
In China, recorded in Qing Dynasty chronicle Ye Shi Da Guan, the Emperor, named Kangxi visited Lake Tai in the 38th year of his rule. At that time, because of its rich aroma, local people called it "Scary Fragrance". The Kangxi Emperor decided to give it a more elegant name – "Green Snail Spring".It is so delicate and tender that one kilogram of Dong Ting Bi Luo Chun has 14,000 to 15,000 tea shoots.
Chinese tea lovers give it very high, good comments. Zhen Jun (1857 to 1918), author of tea encyclopedia Cha Shuo, ranked it first among Chinese green tea. Longjing tea came second, Liu An Gua Pian came third.
Biluochun is grown at Mt. DongTing(洞庭) in Jiangsu, China
Bi Luo Chun Green Tea
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