Long Jing Dragon Well is China’s most famous and desirable tea. It is well known for its flat-leaf appearance, pleasant jade green color, leafy aroma and roasted nutty taste. The handling of this ancient tea still preserves the traditions of the Tang Dynasty with over 1000 years of history. Often the choice for state events and dignitaries this was the tea served to Richard Nixon during his famous meeting with Mao Zedong. We are very proud to offer this exquisite Dragon Well tea chosen from Fuzhou. This is serious tea!
Fuzhou, Fujian Province, China
It is known for its flat-leaf appearance, pleasant jade-green color, wonderful leafy aroma, and roasted nutty taste.
- Start with your favorite spring or filtered water. Heat the water to between 160 F and 180 F,
- Use a teaspoon (3g) for a 6oz serving. Please note, for denser teas this is about 1 teaspoon; for larger-leaf teas this could be up to 2 tablespoons.
- Steep for 1-3 minutes. Experiment with steeping times, amount of tea and water temperature to personalize your tea experience. Rely on taste, not color. Lengthen subsequent steeping times for additional infusions.