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 – soy bean, snap pea, matcha
  • SAVORY – malt, wild rice
  • A LITTLE SAVORY – buttercream
Click to watchMr. He in his tea fields
DATE OF PICKING5/11/2015
Laoshan VillageShandong Province
ELEVATIONSEA LEVEL
Longjing QuntiTea Varietal

This tea was first grown by Taoist monks in Laoshan as a meditation aid. The He family carries on the tradition with a commitment to organic innovative farming, and hand picking in tiny batches. This tea is shaded by ocean mist and fed by Laoshan's famous mountain spring water for a singular rich soybean flavor unlike any tea in the world.

Laoshan's mountain peaks
" 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.... "
the He Family brews Laoshan Green in a glass pitcher

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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