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The most famous and sought after Chinese green tea with notes of chestnut and hazelnuts. Soft and sweet with a mild aftertaste.
Our delicious Long Jing green tea has a bright silky texture and a long-lasting fragrance. It covers the steep terraces of the hills near Long Jing village in Zhejiang Province, where its long history originates from.
Praised for its beautiful appearance, Long Jing is China’s best known green tea. In the course of its long history Long Jing gained more and more popularity, both in China and abroad, and was finally ranked among China's top 10 teas.
Being the most famous, Long Jing is also the most imitated green tea. Although it is now grown in several Chinese provinces, the only truly authentic one comes from Zhejiang province. The special characteristics of the terrain give this elegant green tea with a sweet floral dimension and a prominent nutty aroma, giving it its own unique personality, a special expression of the region it comes from.
|Names||Long Jing, Lung Ching, Longjing, Dragon Well|
|Origin||Zhejiang province, China|
|Leaf||Elegant jade green flat tea leaf shoots consisting of two young leaves and a bud|
|Aroma||Toasted, sweet, nutty and slightly vegetal, reminiscent of freshly cut grass|
|Liquor||Bright yellow with green tones|
|Tasting notes||Slightly sweet and vegetal at first with notes of green beans and fennel followed by toasted chestnuts|