Dragon Well Supreme (Long Jing) - No.56

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Dragon Well Supreme (Long Jing) - No.56

Supreme Dragon Well is the king of Chinese green teas, and provides a fresh umami flavour with nutty undertones.

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Tea Story

Dragon Well tea is a variety of pan-fried green teas that has a distinctive, emerald-green, flat leaf. The tea leaves have a delightful fragrance and a majestic aesthetic appearance. With extraordinarily high levels of the natural antioxidant ‘catechin’, vitamin C and amino acids, this king of teas provides the perfect pick-me-up at any time of the day.

The tea is distinguished by its exquisite flavour, which is mellow and delicate with a sweet aftertaste. The tea liquor has a beautiful yellowy-green colour that gives it an alluring quality.

The tea ingredients - Pure Chinese green tea

Health benefits - This tea contains Vitamin C, amino acids, and - like most fine Chinese green teas - has a high concentration of catechin.

 

Information for tea connoisseurs

King of Chinese green tea Dragon Well tea - also referred to as Long Jing or Lung Ching - is the national drink of China. It is frequently presented as a greeting gift to visiting heads of state. Dragon Well is well regarded amongst the green tea lovers and ranks as the finest amongst the ten famous Chinese teas.

Our supreme version of Dragon Well tea is derived from Hangzhou West Lake Region, Zhejiang Province, China. Here, it is meticulously dried by hand using a traditional pan-firing method. Fêted as the ‘Tea of the Emperor’, this stunning blend affords a pale and illuminating yellow liquor with the most gentle and pure aroma.

 

Region & Time of Harvest




 

This tea is harvested all year round in the Hangzhou West Lake Region, Zhejiang Province, China.

 

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance

    Thin, pressed green tender buds

  • Aroma

    Fresh with a strong scent of toasty grass

  • Flavour

    Fresh umami flavour with nutty undertones and hints of grassy meadow

  • Colour

    Soft yellow glow with a pine-green hue

 

Brewing Guidance

Supreme Dragon Well is the king of Chinese green teas, and provides a fresh umami flavour with nutty undertones.

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