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Produced By He Family

Pioneers and community leaders in Laoshan Village, the He family is one of the first to plant tea on the misty ocean-facing slopes of the Taoist Holy Mountain they call home.

Tasting Profile

  • VERY SAVORY – oat, custard
  • VEGETAL – butter lettuce, fennel
  • FLORAL – honey, vanilla
Click to watchMr. He in his tea fields
DATE OF PICKING5/09/2016
Laoshan VillageShandong Province
ELEVATIONsea level
longjing quntiTea Varietal

Mr. He finds that the labor intensive process of hand-twisting Laoshan Bilochun brings out the best balance of sweet aromatics and thick mouthfeel of any processing style, making this his favorite green tea. Processing the classic Laoshan May harvest in this way brings out the rich creamy flavor of fresh spring tea, picked as soon as the greenhouse coverings are removed for the year.

" Over several days this Spring, Mr. and Mrs. He walked us through the intensive processes involved in making Laoshan Green Tea, and we documented each step to share with you. ... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

4 g.6-8
oz.
use 175° watersteep 20 secondsresteep many times
add 10 sec. each infusion

Gongfu

4 g.6  oz.use 175° watersteep 10 seconds
add 8 sec. per steeping
enjoy many steepings

Iced/Cold

4 g.12
 oz.
use room temp. waterrefrigerate overnight
(8 to 12 hours)
add ice & enjoy

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