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NEW 2018 Green Needles <br> Long Jing #43

Green Needles
Long Jing #43Garden Direct Organic Green Tea

$44.00
100g

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USDA Organic

Description

Harvest Date: Mingqian harvest, March 22, 2018
Cultivar:Long Jing #43
Elevation: 750 - 800m

A traditional needle-shaped tea from Hubei province, this year offers a perfect balance of tender dewy sweetness, pleasantly herbaceous and pine-like aroma, and undertones of savory umami. Infuse with care not to over-steep in order to savor the rich complexity of this early spring tea.


Origin

Xuan'En county, Hubei province, China

Tasting Notes

This extraordinarily rare green tea tastes like spring in its purest form: tender, fresh dewy grass with a delicious green sweetness.

Ingredients

Organic Green Tea

Preparation

Leaf Amount
4 grams | 1 tbsp
Water Amount
8 ounces
Water Temperature
175°F
Steep Time
2 minutes

Traditional Preparation

Gaiwan Brewing from Rishi Tea on YouTube.

Add 1 tbsp (4g) tea per 8 ounces water to a small gaiwan or teapot.
Use water cooled to 175°F water
Add water and infuse for 2 minutes
Repeat for another 3+ infusions.
Increase the steeping time by 30 seconds with each additional infusion.

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pricey
Dec 3, 2017
This is certainly a nice tea, but I could not justify the cost.
Nan
Ann Arbor, MI
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Green Needles
Jun 18, 2017
Enjoying this tea.
Kimberly Johnson
Appleton, WI
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Green Needles
Jun 18, 2017
Enjoying this tea.
Kimberly Johnson
Appleton, WI
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pricey
Dec 3, 2017
This is certainly a nice tea, but I could not justify the cost.
Nan
Ann Arbor, MI
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pricey
Dec 3, 2017
This is certainly a nice tea, but I could not justify the cost.
Nan
Ann Arbor, MI
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Green Needles
Jun 18, 2017
Enjoying this tea.
Kimberly Johnson
Appleton, WI
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