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Long Jing

low fire

Long Jing is the most famous green tea from China, a favorite for many tea drinkers worldwide.

Both shape and taste of Long Jing are characteristic and easy to recognise. The dry leaves are flat and jade green. The taste is full, clean, with an intense and addictive chestnut note.

The roasting is crucial, affecting both aroma and flavour. This selection is a low-fire roasted Long Jing, fresh and bright. Notes of fresh cut grass and a mild sweetness are at the forefront, with a distant chestnut note in the background. 

 

Two other finishes from the same tea farm are available:

  • ORIGIN:  Qian dao hu, Chun'an, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
  • MEANING:  Dragon well (long jing)
  • CULTIVAR:  Jiu keng qun ti
  • HARVEST TIME:  March 16, 2018
  • TASTE:  Fresh, bright, chestnut

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Preparation
IN THE TEAPOT
  • Quantity: 6g / 500ml
  • Water temperature: 80°C
  • Infusion time: 4 min
GONGFU CHA METHOD
  • Quantity: 2g / 150ml
  • Water temperature: 80°C
  • 3 infusions: 60, 60, 90 sec

For best results in gongfu cha, brew in a tall glass and fill with water before adding the leaves. Too high water temperature would burn the leaves, resulting in bitter taste.

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