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Guyu Longjing

$248
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 Guyu Longjing | 雨前龍井

 Tasting notes: Grassy, nutty, velvety
 Origin: Meijiawu, Hangzhou, China
 Oxidation: ⦿○○○○

Grown in one of the five certified Longjing areas and harvested before the "guyu" rainy season, this refreshing tea is full of nuttiness and umami.

Why we love it:

  • It is one of China’s top ten teas with a history that goes back centuries—a tea that was immortalised in the poetry of Emperor Qianlong in the Qing dynasty.
  • It has a savoury, grassy flavour that transforms into a sweet aftertaste in your throat.
  • Of the three Longjing harvests, Guyu Longjing is the second harvest. The leaves are longer and greener in appearance and the tea tastes stronger than the first harvest (pre-Qingming).
  • It comprises one bud and one to two leaves, and has a thick, round texture.

 

What is Longjing tea?

 

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100ml Gaiwan
4g | 80°C | 1 min | 3 infusions

300ml Teapot
4g | 70°C | 3 mins | 1 infusion

The traditional style or ‘grandpa style’ of brewing Longjing green tea is to put the tea leaves in a drinking glass or bottle, add hot water and enjoy the tea without straining the leaves out.

These are just guidelines. We recommend experimenting with a range of temperatures and leaf-to-water ratios to understand the tea and your own taste preferences.

Guyu Longjing

$248

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