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Emperor Long Jing

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Green Tea
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Long Jing has been one of the most famous teas in China for a long time. This marvelous tea has been described in Lu Yu’s Cha Ching (The Classic of Tea) as the four perfections – perfect color, taste, fragrance and shape. During the Qing Dynasty, Emperor Kang Xi was known to travel from the Forbidden City just to get a taste of the freshest Long Jing. This emperor grade Long Jing is made using very fine, first flush tea leaves.

Other names:
Emperor Dragonwell, Emperor Lung Ching
Taste:

Emperor Long Jing has a soothing aroma and flavor. The taste is smooth, delicate and highly refreshing with a sweet floral aftertaste.

Appearance:
Fresh green and evenly sized, flat tea leaves. One bud, one to two leaves variety.

Origin:
Xin Chang, Zhejiang Province, China

Harvest Period:
Spring 2012 (First Flush)

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