Just like our Imperial Harvest Longjing, this mesmerizing tea is created from the original Dragon Well cultivar, dating back to Qing dynasty (1644-1911). This brand-new version is made using the fresh buds and the second or third apical leaves - yi ya er san ye 一芽二三叶 - giving this tea a sweeter and more natural aroma. With each new infusion, a precious floral bouquet fills the air with a mesmerizing scent, starting a sensorial journey that brings us to an Imperial garden, where Dahlias and Gardenias gracefully bloom, living in the palate a lingering scent of pineapple sage and lemon verbena.
Unlike Cultivar 43, this Longjing cultivar is rare and its production scarce. The dry leaves do not appear to be in a homogeneous form, but nevertheless they maintain their traditional flattened shape. The great variety of aromas and flavors makes this tea a true paradise for the most refined palates, and a great choice for a refreshing springtime tea.
Origin: Meijiawu, Zhejiang Province Flush:Spring 2020 Storage: avoid heat, light, and moisture
Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 30 ml of water Brewing time: Begin with a 30-second brew. Increase with each successive brew as needed. Water temperature: 75° C Number of brews: 4-5
Quantity: 1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing time: 2:30 minutes Water temperature: 75° C
Quantity:1 gr. of tea every 100 ml of water Brewing:put the tea leaves in room temperature water and steep for 6-7 hours. Filter the liquor and drink within 24 hours.
All the teas included in our offer that are not part of our production, are the result of a careful selection made among the best Chinese producers, who share the key points of Eastern Leaves: care for the environment, precise and accurate processing methods, and only best-quality teas.
The years of commitment to our land, taking care of the trees and trying to achieve to best quality through the leaf-processing, continuously learning season after season, allowed us to build valuable relationships with other tea-producers all over China that we are glad to support and share with you.
Our constantly updated offer includes all tea categories: white, green, yellow, dark (fermented heicha), and wulong.
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