Vintage Dragonwell | Green Tea
Available online only.
This year’s lot is a classic! Thick/smooth body, savory aromatics, nutty/grassy character, and just enough astringency to make its presence known. Easy to drink. Easy to like.
This year’s lot from Mr. Kong Zhong Ming was produced on May 1, 2022 and comes from Pan An county in Zhejiang province. It’s a two leaf and a bud pluck from the classic Long Jing #43 cultivar growing at approximately 2,400 feet.
Ingredients: green tea
5 grams | 10-12 oz water | 175°F | Steep 3 min.
Use 5 grams of tea in 150ml gaiwan using 175°F water:
- Rinse - 10 seconds (discard this steep)
- 1st Steep – 15 seconds
- 2nd Steep – 10 seconds
- 3rd Steep – 20 seconds
- 4th Steep – 40 seconds
- 5th Steep – 1 min 20 sec
- 6th Steep – 2 min 30 sec
Number of Cups
2 oz makes 19 cups, 4 oz makes 38 cups, 1 lb makes 151 cups