明前西湖龙井, 龙坞: striking floral flavor, slightly nutty, savory, umami, long and winding aftertaste, slightly bitter but turns sweet quickly
Tea farm location: Long Wu Village, Hangzhou.
Cultivar: Long Jing 43
In comparison to the earlier Pre-Qing Ming batch (before4th April), this Yu Qian tea is grown during the rainy season just after Qing Ming Festival. This batch of West Lake Dragon Well is generally slightly larger in leaf size, has stronger and fuller taste as they could absorb the additional growth from the rain season and slightly higher temperature.
Read about the tea farm and the tea master.Master Chen runs his family owned tea farm in Long Wu, Xi Hu district, just miles away from the infamous Mei Jia Wu. We paid a visit this Spring and came back with this goodie.