Osmanthus Longjing Tea

$35.00 /100gram

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Basic info about Osmanthus Longjing tea

Cultivar: Longjing Qunti (Old Tree)

Origin: Hangzhou, China.

Harvest Season: Pre-Qingming (What is Pre-Qingming Longjing)

Appearance: This high-grade tea is flat and slender in shape after hot pan-firing, each leaf is at best integrity and measures between 2.5-3.5cm in length. Each tip is perfectly flattened in the work by an expert with 30+ years of tea-making experience. The leaves are hand-picked before Guyu the rainy season, and the overall color of the tea is yellowish-green which is the color of authentic premium Westlake Longjing Qunti. When the fragrance of osmanthus blossom blends with the mellowness of Longjing, this osmanthus Longjing has a breathtaking aroma and rich floral taste.

Aroma: Made during the middle of the spring harvest, this tea has a light refreshing sweet aroma like a spring breeze on a sunny morning. The smell is between chestnuts and toasty plus Osmanthus floral scent.

Taste: The flavor is floral sweet, and light taste. The tea scent and floral sweetness are mixed in a harmonious way that will linger in your mouth for a long while.


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What is West Lake Longjing tea?

West Lake Longjing, is a green tea that is produced in the mountains around Longjing Village, West Lake, Hangzhou, China. It has a history of more than 1200 years. It served the imperial family as imperial tea since the Qing Dynasty.
Premium West Lake Longjing tea is flat, smooth, and straight, with a tender green color, fresh and sweet taste. Longjing tea harvested before the Qingming Festival is referred to as Pre-Qingming Longjing or Pre-Qingming Dragonwell, and the one harvested before the rainy season GuYu is called Pre-Yu Longjing or Pre-Yu Dragonwell.
West Lake Longjing is produced in the mountains around West Lake. The climate here is mild, with abundant rainfall and diffuse light. The soil is slightly acidic, deep, and well-drained. The forest is lush and the streams are always flowing. The annual average temperature is 16℃ and the annual precipitation is around 1500mm. The superior natural conditions have made West Lake Longjing the top green tea in China

Brewing Tips:

  • Brewing temperature: 85-95°C
  • Brewing duration: 180+ seconds

how to brew Longjing tea