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Produced By He Family

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.

Tasting Profile

  • VERY SAVORY – sticky rice, cream, soy bean
  • VERY VEGETAL – sweet pea, soy bean
  • A LITTLE FLORAL – chrysanthemum
  • A LITTLE SPICY – fennel, pine
  • A LITTLE FRUITY – jujube
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DATE OF PICKINGApril 2018
Laoshan VillageShandong Province
ELEVATIONsea level
longjing quntiTea Varietal

Mr. He personally hand twists and finished each leaf in this labor-intensive bilochun style. Laoshan spring comes much later than southern China, so these late April harvests are picked under cool weather and light sun exposure for sweet rich flavor. The nuance of the bilochun processing style brings out the subtle minerality of the Laoshan microclimate.

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 8 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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