Produced By He Family

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

Tasting Profile

  • VERY VEGETAL – green bean, cucumber
  • SAVORY – oatmeal
  • A LITTLE FLORAL – chrysanthemum, honey
  • A LITTLE FRUITY – citrus
Click to watchMr. He in his tea fields
DATE OF PICKING4/02/2016
Laoshan VillageShandong Province
ELEVATIONSEA LEVEL
Longjing QuntiTea Varietal

This pre-Qingming harvest was fed from Laoshan mountain spring water, shade-grown and hand-picked. The tea was harvested in the early morning and finished within hours by Mr. He in his family workshop. The curled finish brings out the classic green bean aroma and thick creamy texture that Laoshan is famous for.

" Mr. He is the head of his family and his tea farm. Mr. He remembers a time when his parents still grew potatoes and corn, before tea farming became widespread in Laoshan. In recent years, he’s overseen the development of Laoshan Black, flat-pressed “Dragonwell Style” Laoshan Green, and even two kinds of Laoshan Oolong.... "

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 4 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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