Cultivar 43 is the most famous and widespread variety of Longjing - the Dragon Well tea. These peculiar tea leaves are dark green in color, and they are delicately hand-processed to ensure the best quality brewing. The gems of this cultivar sprout much before the traditional Qingming festival - which corresponds to the 4th or 5th of April - and the leaves are standard in shape and size. The most careful observers will notice light yellow spots on the surface of the leaves, which might be mistaken for impurities: they are actually a precious indicator of the presence of buds, covered in white fur and rich in amino acids, that give this tea its amazing freshness.
This cultivar will amaze all green tea enthusiasts with a subtle bamboo fragrance that will fill the air at each infusion, surprising the palate with a sweet aroma of boiled chestnuts and butternut pumpkin, and a lingering aftertaste of turnip and eucalyptus. Its umami note also makes it a perfect choice for a refreshing cold brew on a hot summer day.
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.
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