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Pre Rain Organic Dragon Well Supreme (Long Jing)

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160 °F / 71 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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  • “This morning's tea is a very random choice from the sample basket. I wasn't certain quite what I was searching for, and fortune brought me to this one. The scent in the package is fresh, clean...” Read full tasting note
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From Jing Tea

The first and best picking of the season before the April 5th Qing Ming Festival in 2008.

Small and tender bud and leaf sets perfectly fired for to give the classic Dragon Well flavour.

Fair Trade certified and organic.

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This morning’s tea is a very random choice from the sample basket. I wasn’t certain quite what I was searching for, and fortune brought me to this one.

The scent in the package is fresh, clean and vibrant. It seems to promise a crisp cup and so I’m aiming to find out.

I steeped slightly lighter, first at one minute, then sampled. It’s vegetal, but light. Still it’s a solid cup at two minutes less than the recommended time. The promise of the scent delivers and I’m enjoying every sip.

Still, I decided to try it at a longer steep time, so I put the remaining tea back in for another minute.

The flavor is still very developed. It is full and vegetal, very like artichokes. The scent has a sweetness to it that doesn’t really translate to the taste, but no matter, it’s still very enjoyable. I think I prefer this at the shorter steeping time. There’s a touch of bitterness at the end that lingers, but it’s not overwhelming.

Preparation
160 °F / 71 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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