Dragon Well tea is a variety of pan-fried green teas that has a distinctive, emerald-green, flat leaf. The tea leaves have a delightful fragrance and a majestic aesthetic appearance. With extraordinarily high levels of the natural antioxidant ‘catechin’, vitamin C and amino acids, this king of teas provides the perfect pick-me-up at any time of the day.
The tea is distinguished by its exquisite flavour, which is mellow and delicate with a sweet aftertaste. The tea liquor has a beautiful yellowy-green colour that gives it an alluring quality.
Tea region - Hangzhou West Lake Region, Zhejiang Province, China.
Tea brewing guidance - Use ca 200ml of water per 2g of tea. Boil water to 80℃. Steep for 2 minutes.
The Tea Experience
A truly sensational cup of tea is a treat for all the senses. Aroma, colour and flavour all play an important role in creating the perfect tea experience.
The tea aroma - The aroma of this king of green teas is fresh and has a strong scent of toasty grass.
The tea colour - The brewed tea has a soft yellow glow with a pine-green hue.
The tea flavour - The brewed tea imparts a fresh umami flavour with nutty undertones and hints of grassy meadow.
The tea ingredients - Pure Chinese green tea
Health benefits - This tea contains Vitamin C, amino acids, and - like most fine Chinese green teas - has a high concentration of catechin.
Information for tea connoisseurs
King of Chinese green tea Dragon Well tea - also referred to as Long Jing or Lung Ching - is the national drink of China. It is frequently presented as a greeting gift to visiting heads of state. Dragon Well is well regarded amongst the green tea lovers and ranks as the finest amongst the ten famous Chinese teas.
Our supreme version of Dragon Well tea is derived from Hangzhou West Lake Region, Zhejiang Province, China. Here, it is meticulously dried by hand using a traditional pan-firing method. Fêted as the ‘Tea of the Emperor’, this stunning blend affords a pale and illuminating yellow liquor with the most gentle and pure aroma.