Green Tea - Long Jing - Dragon Well

Regular price $16.00

Origin: China, Zhejiang Province
Year: 2021

Ranking the first among the ten famous teas in China, Dragon Well tea is well-known for its green, fragrance, sweetness and pretty shape. As Lu Yu, a tea expert of the Tang dynasty (about 1,000 years ago) had mentioned the Dragon Well tea in his famous book "On Tea", the tea must have enjoyed a history of more than 1200 years. Emperor Qianlong of the Qing dynasty once named the 18 tea trees growing at the foot of Lion Peak Hill as "royal tea", where Su Dongpo, a famous poet of the Song dynasty, wrote three Chinese characters meaning Old Dragon Well.