Wild Longjing (Dragonwell)

Regular price $4.00

Single harvest in spring, our wild Longjing is made from local cultivar tea plants that are over 60 years old. These plants were considered wild tea plants as they were grown in the mountains in natural environment with minimal interference by farmers.

The Longjing plants are only harvested once per year during spring, ensuring exceptionally fine tea leaf quality. 

Together with tea producers following the orthodox approach in making Longjing, this cup of green tea reflects an exceptionally refreshing and smooth taste. 

One of the Top 10 Famous Chinese teas, Longjing is a rich and bold green tea with distinctive flat leaves in appearance. It is one of the most popular teas in China.

Tea Information

  • Tea: Pan-fried green tea
  • AKA: Wild Dragonwell
  • Cultivar: Local cultivar
  • Region: Chunan County, Zhejiang Province, China
  • Plant age: Over 60 years old
  • Altitude: 600-800m/2000-2600ft
  • Harvest: Early April 2017
  • Aroma: Roasted nuts, dry hay with floral undertone
  • Flavor: Smooth, complex with a lasting refreshing mouth-feel 

Recommended Brewing Instructions

  • Tea leaves: 2.5 teaspoons (2.5g/0.1oz) 
  • Water: 1 cup (230ml/8oz)
  • Brewing temperature: 80oC/176oF
  • Brewing time: 3 minutes

Tea notes - this smooth tasting Longjing can be re-steeped for up to 2 times. For each re-steeping, add another 30 seconds to the previous steep time.

Artisan Tea Club - If for any reason you do not like the teas you have received, please contact us at hello@qiaerista.com and our tea expert will contact you for any questions about the tea and/ brewing you might have. If after the discussion, you are still not satisfy with the tea, we will be happy to send you an extra bag of tea free along with your next month's Tea Club taking in consideration of your preference.

Smart Tea BrewerIf for any reason you do not like the taste achieved by the smart brewer, please contact us as soon as possible. Our tea experts will guide you step by step to help you better enjoy the teas with your brewer.