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Green Tea, Pre-Ming Long Jing (Dragonwell)


This Pre-Ming (Ming Qian) Long Jing is fromYue Zhou area (not West Lake). Yue Zhou is now producing about 60% of total Long Jing tea yield. Pre-Ming Long Jing is considered to have a stronger fragrance and milder taste. The liquor is in a very light yellow-greenish color.

Green Tea, Pre-Ming Long Jing (Dragonwell)

    • Type: Green Tea
    • Harvest Time: April 2023
    • Origin: Yue Zhou, Zhejiang Province, China
    • Flavor: Fresh, mellow, sweet
    • Resealable kraft paper pouch with foil liner
    • Shelf Life: 18 months
    • Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Avoid being exposed to light. Refrigerated storage recommended.
  • Regular way

    • Glass
    • 4 grams for an 8oz/250ml glass
    • 185℉ / 85℃
    • 2 - 3 mins, 3 steeps
    • Fill 1/3 of the glass with water, then put the tea into the glass. Spin the glass gently to wet all the tea leaves, then pour more of the water in to fill the glass. 


    Chinese Gongfu way

    • Porcelain Gaiwan
    • 3 grams for an 110ml gaiwan
    • 185℉ / 85℃
    • 3 steeps: 20s/30s/40s
    • Fill 1/3 of the gaiwan with water first, then put the tea into the gaiwan. Spin the gaiwan gently to wet all of the tea leaves, then pour more of the water in to fill the gaiwan. 
    • Do not cover the lid
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