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Summer Sale: 10% off all tea + Extra 8% off Mrs. Li's Dragonwell Tea with coupon SUMMERTEA06

Produced By Mrs. Li

Mrs. Li has been picking tea since age five. One of the few growers of real Shi Feng Dragonwell, she is a respected village leader with a dream to share her craft with the world.

Tasting Profile

  • VERY VEGETAL – matcha, edamame
  • VERY SAVORY – almond, rice, cashew
  • SPICY – tingling, mineral
  • FRUITY – melon
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DATE OF PICKING3/20/17
Longjing VillageZhejiang Province
ELEVATION300 meters
Longjing QuntiTea Varietal

This 2017 Pre-Qingming Dragonwell was picked just a few days ago! This new spring tea is all about a fine and subtle sweetness, and a long, drawn out aftertaste and crisp texture. The long, cool spring this year produced a much smaller harvest of truly sweet tea. This is Mrs. Li’s first picking of the season, carefully hand-finished by her husband. Her true original cultivar Dragonwell (Longjing Qunti) grows on the mountain slopes of Shi Feng and draws in sweet mountain spring water.

" Many years ago a glass fell from heaven, glowing brightly, and where it fell, tea trees spring forth... The tea grew sweeter and sweeter, like its heavenly counterpart. Soon after, an earthquake sunk the cup into the ground where it became a well... "

Steeping Instructions

Western

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

Gongfu

5 g.6  oz.use 175° watersteep 10 seconds
add 2 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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