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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 – sweet pea, bok choy
  • FLORAL – orchid
  • FRUITY – tangerine
  • SPICY – pine
  • A LITTLE SAVORY – semolina
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Longjing VillageZhejiang Province
ELEVATION300 meters
longjing #43Tea Varietal

#43 Varietal Dragonwell was specifically bred and selected to bud even earlier than classic Dragonwell in Shi Feng and yields yellower plumper buds that make for gorgeous steeping in glassware. While classic Dragonwell is all about rocky mineral texture, the new #43 is a crisp, bright focused experience centered around stronger flavor and aroma and more pronounced sweetness.

Mrs. Li's first picking of the year is full of all the nutrients and sugars stored by the plant all winter long and offers a more complex, sweet and subtle taste experience. It has a longer aftertaste and thicker texture than later harvests. The soil is full of quartz and white sand while the water comes from natural mountain springs, yielding a flavor that simply can’t be matched outside of Shi Feng itself.

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" Li Xiaoping has been busy beyond belief with her fresh 2019 spring harvest. She has let us know that this year’s picking in Dragonwell is in even higher demand due to the mild weather ( just like in Laoshan). The result is even sweeter more texturally nuanced Dragonwell... "

Steeping Instructions


4 g.6-8
use 175° watersteep 30 secondsresteep many times
add 15 sec. each infusion


4 g.6  oz.use 175° watersteep 8 seconds
add 5 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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