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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, green bean
  • SAVORY – walnut, toasted rice
  • A LITTLE FRUITY – apple
Click to watchMr. He in his tea fields
DATE OF PICKINGSeptember 2016
Laoshan VillageShandong Province
Longjing QuntiTea Varietal

This harvest is picked in the cool autumn air after resting the plant through summer. The result is crisp, fresh flavor with more savory green bean and cream that Laoshan for which Laoshan is famous. The bitter cold of early 2016 also lends this year's autumn harvest a particularly sweet, lingering aftertaste and a hint of minerality. The He family's signature green tea is fed by mountain spring water, picked by hand, and cultivated sustainably using traditional chemical-free farming techniques.

" 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


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


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


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

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