longjing

  Origin: Tianmu Mountain, Lin’an County, Hangzhou Harvest: 15 April 2014 Score: 91 Price (as of post): 14 g sample = $4.00  to Walker Tea Review. Get complete access to Member Content.   Sign Up For The Newsletter. Sample provided by Teavivre. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to […]

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  Origin: Tianmu Shan, Lin’an County, Hangzhou Harvest: 23 March 2014 Score: 92 Price (as of post): 50 g = $34  to Walker Tea Review. Get complete access to Member Content.   Sign Up For The Newsletter. Sample provided by Teavivre. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see […]

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As we go about our daily lives, the teas we anticipate are being grown, plucked, and processed. I have reached out to my connections across the tea world to collect their reports of how the 2014 Spring Harvest is progressing.

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  Origin: Zheng Xiao Tu (farmer) – Mei Jia Wu, Hangzhou Harvest: Spring Score: 87 Price (as of post): 1 oz = $10.95 Sample provided by Yezi Tea. Get even more in the Member Content. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a tea reviewed? Contact me: jason@walkerteareview.com […]

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There are a only a couple of people I trust who could sip a tea blindfolded, and tell me detailed facts about what they have sipped. Many people could identify a longjing, for example, but few could pinpoint its origin, what cultivar it is, and comment on specific flaws or strengths created during processing. This […]

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Comment: Would you consider this a “legitimate” longjing? Background info here on Xinchang  and the wu niu zao cultivar. . Origin: Xinchang, Zhejiang Province, China Harvest: before April 5, 2013 Score: 90 Price (as of post): 50 g = $30 Singapore Dollars Sample provided by Peony Tea S. Get even more in the Member Content. Walker […]

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Tea Classics: Dragonwell

by Jason Walker on April 25, 2013

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(Part I of X in a series on understanding classic teas) Other names: Longjing, Long Ching, Lung Ching, or other combinations of these spellings Origin: Hangzhou area of Zhejiang Province China. Key villages or areas include MeiJiaWu (梅家坞) and Shi Feng (狮峰). For more thorough research on production areas and cultivars used, I recommend these […]

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