This is a full bodied long jing that tastes great!
The most famous green tea in China is Long Jing (Dragon Well) which grows in the hills around the West Lake area of Hangzhou. In fact, Long Jing has over a hundred year history as a Tribute Tea and was previously only served to emperors and high officials. While Long Jing is very popular, Shi Feng Long Jing is considered the highest quality and is from the original home of Long Jing, Shi Feng. It requires great skill to hand fry the tea buds and fresh leaves to create Long Jing’s unique flat shape. At Seven Cups, we are privileged to be the first foreign company to offer Shi Feng Long Jing directly from famous tea master Weng Shang Yi. For over sixty years, he has been only making this hand made Tribute Tea. We hope that you will enjoy the full-bodied flavor of this remarkable tea. Appreciate the light yellow green tea color and unique fresh fragrance that gently develops over many infusions. A truly remarkable tea!
Location: Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province
Tea Bush: Original Long Jing
Tea Master: Weng Shang Yi
Harvest Time: end of March
Picking Standard: 1 bud to 2 leaves
Brewing vessel: glass cup, gaiwan, glass or porcelain pot
Brewing Guidelines: 1st infusion 3/4 Tbs per 12 ounces 180F for 2 minutes
Infusions: at least 3 times
Seven Cups is an American tea company based in Tucson, Arizona. We source traditional, handmade Chinese teas directly from the growers and tea masters who make them, and we bring those teas back from China to share with people everywhere.
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