West Lake Dragon Well Green Tea - renowned as best of top ten famous China green tea

XiHu Long Jing – West Lake Dragon Well green tea – has a long, distinguished, history of over 1,200 years.  During the Ming Dynasty, it became very popular and was listed as one of the top grade teas in China.  During the reign of Emperor Shunzhi in the Qing Dynasty his love for the tea meant that it was frequently presented by petitioners as a royal tribute.

Tea Information

  • Grown in Xihu(西湖), Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
  • Harvest Time: April 15, 2021.

  • Flattened tea leaves, with one bud and one or two leaves
  • Pale green yellow when brewed
  • A subtle, rich, orchid like taste and aroma, with no hint of bitterness
  • Corn fiber tea bag
  • It is about 2.0g per bag
  • Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)

Tea History

After the founding of the PRC, Long Jing tea was divided into three categories - “Lion Peak Long Jing”, “Mei Jia Wu Long Jing” and the premium “XiHu Long Jing” that TeaVivre sell.  In 1996 the West Lake village of Hangzhou city was recognized by the government as the hometown of Long Jing tea.  In recognition of the value and quality of this tea, and the importance of the environment and culture in it's production, the government introduced special protection for this area to preserve its natural state and unique tea culture.

XiHu (West Lake) Dragon Well green tea, or Long Jing as it is known in China, is commonly regarded as one of China's top ten teas, and is often served to visiting head's of states.  This premium Long Jing tea is an absolutely fantastic example of this tea.  Mostly handmade it has no hint of bitterness, instead it has a delightfully subtle classic green tea taste and aromatic scent.

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Xihu Long Jing Tea - Spring First Flush Dragonwell Green
C'était tout simplement divin, comme trouver un sac de trésor. Il savait que le printemps était ici - lisse, noisette, comme les haricots, comme une orchidée et légèrement herbeuse. Un thé de qualité supérieure qui lorsque vous le goût, il est difficile de revenir à un grade inférieur.

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Xihu Long Jing Tea - Spring First Flush Dragonwell Green

  • Brand: Bestitea
  • Product Code: TEA302
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  • $4.99

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