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Yulu Jade Dew Single Cultivar Long Jing #43 wtg

Yulu Jade Dew Single Cultivar Long Jing #43

Garden Direct Organic Green Tea

$40.00
100g

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USDA Organic

Description

Harvest: March 8-14 2020
Cultivar: Long Jing #43
Elevation: 750 - 800m

This specialty micro-lot is crafted from the famed Long Jing #43, typically used to create Dragon Well style teas. The processing method used for this micro-lot is inspired by the steamed green tea known as Enshi Yulu, a Tribute Tea that originated in the Tang dynasty using techniques of steaming and hand-shaping the leaf into needles.

It is said that during the late 1600s, Japanese travelers experienced this tea process and caught inspiration for the Japanese Sencha technique. After withering, the tea is loaded into a steamer, then run through a series of air drying conveyors. The tea is rested on bamboo mats before rolling and is then rubbed, rolled, and shaped on the heated tables to fix the shape and aroma of the tea while slowly drying. The result is a vibrant and full-bodied spring green with notes of sesame, flowering Chinese broccoli, and fruity hints of tropical fruits.


Origin

Jin Long Ping Village, China

Tasting Notes

A Vibrant liquor with notes of sesame, flowering Chinese broccoli, and hints of tropical fruits.

Ingredients

Organic green tea

Traditional Preparation

Add 4g tea per 350-400ml (11-12oz) to a glass teapot, like our Ming Cha Teapot or Simple Brew.
Use water cooled to 180°F
Add water and infuse for 3 minutes.
Repeat for another 3+ infusions. Increase the steeping time by 30 seconds with each additional infusion.

Gaiwan Brewing

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Beautiful tea
May 23, 2020
Absolutely wonderful tea, so surprised by how fresh and delicious it came out, love the garden direct teas...
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Yulu Dew Long Jing
Jun 25, 2018
Delicious!
rick
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Savory, slightly sweet, and smooth
Jun 7, 2018
This is on par with the best, early picked Chinese green grass I have tasted. Brews in less than 30 seconds...
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Kyland
Anacortes, WA
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Savory, slightly sweet, and smooth
Jun 7, 2018
This is on par with the best, early picked Chinese green grass I have tasted. Brews in less than 30 seconds...
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Kyland
Anacortes, WA
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Yulu Dew Long Jing
Jun 25, 2018
Delicious!
rick
woodland hills, CA
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Beautiful tea
May 23, 2020
Absolutely wonderful tea, so surprised by how fresh and delicious it came out, love the garden direct teas...
Cass
Dallas, TX
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Savory, slightly sweet, and smooth
Jun 7, 2018
This is on par with the best, early picked Chinese green grass I have tasted. Brews in less than 30 seconds...
read more
Kyland
Anacortes, WA
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Yulu Dew Long Jing
Jun 25, 2018
Delicious!
rick
woodland hills, CA
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Beautiful tea
May 23, 2020
Absolutely wonderful tea, so surprised by how fresh and delicious it came out, love the garden direct teas...
Cass
Dallas, TX
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