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.
green bean, roasted eggplant
malted milk, toasted oat
dried cherry, apricot
vegetal - green bean, roasted eggplant
savory - malted milk, toasted oat
fruit - dried cherry, apricot
spice - nutmeg
texture - sparkling, cooling
DATE OF PICKINGMay 2021
Laoshan VillageShandong Province
longjing quntiTea Varietal
Classic Laoshan Biluochun is picked after the He Family removes the protective greenhouse coverings from their tea at the end of the cold season. The hand-twisting and slow finishing process of bilochun is Mr. He’s personal favorite, making this his own daily go-to tea. Hand-processing brings out even thicker texture and sweeter creamier flavors than classic Laoshan Green.
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"In recent years, spring has fluctuated between freezing nights and warm days, forcing the He Family to leave their greenhouse covers on longer, but this year, the nights were temperate enough to remove the greenhouse covers early, letting the buds slowly form in the open ocean air. The results are spectacular, one of the first harvests in many years to line up with ideal conditions..."
photos courtesy of He Qingqing, April 2021
5 g.6-8 oz.use 175° watersteep 20 secondsresteep many times add 10 sec. each infusion
5 g.6 ozuse 175° watersteep 10 seconds add 8 sec. per steepingenjoy many steepings