Dragon Well (Long Jing)

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Rating

76 / 100

Calculated from 36 Ratings
Tea type
Green Tea
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Ingredients
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Flavors
Nutty, Sweet, Grass, Vegetal, Dry Grass, Dust, Sweet, warm grass, Chicken Soup, Nuts
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Caffeine
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Certification
Organic
Typical Preparation
Use 10 oz / 281 ml of water
Set water temperature to 180 °F / 82 °C
Use 4 g of tea
Steep for 2 min, 30 sec
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31 Tasting Notes View all

“I’m a little behind in trying my Steepster Select teas for this month. This is the first! The theme this month was the “Year of the Dragon” to coincide with the Chinese New Year. This is a very...” Read full tasting note
“Inspired by TeaEqualsBliss, I decided it was time to randomly choose some more teas from my box from LiberTeas! So this is the first of three teas… which I’m drinking while sitting through a series...” Read full tasting note
“Uncharacteristically in the mood for a mellow tea today. This one was sweet, vegetal and roasty. Everything a dragonwell should be.” Read full tasting note
“The liquor of this tea is a perfect green. It’s one of the best smelling green teas I’ve had in a while. The taste is so smooth and fresh and light and satisfying. At the end of the tea pot you get...” Read full tasting note

Description

Dragon Well (Long Jing) is the most famous Chinese green tea, named after the Dragon’s Well landmark in the West lake area of the Zhejiang, where the tea originated. Dragon Well is a pan-fired green tea that is flat fried by hand in large woks one small batch at a time according to an artisan processing technique that yields a tea with leaves shaped like the blade of a sword. Each spring, during the prime Dragon Well harvest, we select a unique quality that has a balance of fresh green and smooth toasted flavors. Rishi’s Dragon Well is mellow and smooth with a fresh bittersweet finish and roasted chestnut aroma.

About Rishi Tea

Rishi Tea specializes in sourcing the most rarefied teas and botanical ingredients from exotic origins around the globe. This forms a palette from which we craft original blends inspired by equal parts ancient herbal wisdom and modern culinary innovation. Discover new tastes and join us on our journey to leave ‘No Leaf Unturned’.

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