Lung Ching - Dragon Well - Organic

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Let yourself be seduced by the elegant world of Lung Ching, an organic green tea deeply rooted in the rich Chinese tradition. Also known as Longjing, Dragonwell and China Famous Tea, this exquisite tea originated in the suspected city of Hangzhou. For centuries it has been known for its refreshing and delicate flavor profile, making it a favorite among tea connoisseurs and aficionados.

Take the time to explore the related nuances of this premium green tea and understand why it has been a beloved choice for generations of people around the world.

Lung Ching is not just any green tea, but a true treasure from the tea world. Due to its authentic origin and careful processing, it belongs to the top of the Chinese green teas. The tea is not only famous for its taste, but also for the legend of the wealthy lady who discovered a dragon in a waterhole, while the tea got its name 'Dragonwell'.

The hand-picked tea leaves are carefully processed by roasting them in a wok, resulting in flat, sword-shaped leaves with a vibrant green color. This documented production process contributes to Lung Ching's exceptional taste and aromas.

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How does Lung Ching Organic taste?​

Lung Ching Bio offers a harmonious blend of sweet and slightly bitter flavors, with a hint of nutty and floral undertones. The tea has a soft, velvety texture that is balanced by a refreshing, slightly spicy finish. A cup of Lung Ching Bio will tantalise your taste buds and enliven your senses, making it an ideal choice for both connoisseurs and newcomers to the world of green tea.

How strong is Lung Ching Organic?​

Lung Ching is a delicate green tea that must be brewed with care to achieve the optimal taste. The strength of the tea can vary depending on your personal preference and brewing method. To prevent the tea from becoming too bitter, it is important to observe the correct water temperature and steeping time.

How do you brew Lung Ching?

To brew Lung Ching the traditional Chinese way, you'll need a teapot or gaiwan along with a teacup. Follow these steps for the best taste experience:

  1. Preheat your teapot or gaiwan and the cup by filling them with hot water and then emptying them.
  2. Use approximately 3 grams of Lung Ching Bio for every 150 ml of water.
  3. Heat water to a temperature of 80-85°C. Gently pour the water over the tea leaves in a circular motion to ensure that all the leaves are evenly moistened.
  4. Let the tea steep for 2-3 minutes for a mild and refreshing cup. If you prefer a stronger flavour, you can slightly increase the brewing time, but be careful not to lose the subtle flavor notes of the tea.
  5. Slowly pour the tea into the teacup, leaving the last drops in the teapot or gaiwan to increase the strength of the next infusion. Lung Ching Bio can be infused several times, with the flavor developing with each brew.

In China, Lung Ching is often drunk from small teacups so that its subtle taste and aromas can be better appreciated. One takes the time to taste the tea, smell the fragrance and observe the appearance of the leaves. When drinking Lung Ching, it is customary to hold the cup in both hands and drink it slowly in small sips to fully experience the taste and texture. This reverent ritual emphasizes the appreciation for the rich culture and history of this famous green tea.

Whether you choose the traditional Chinese method or your own favorite brewing method, the most important thing is to enjoy the unique taste and invigorating aroma of Lung Ching, a tea that has been appreciated and cherished for centuries.

Lung Ching

Lung Ching's history dates back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907), where it originated in the scenic Hangzhou region of Zhejiang Province. Lung Ching, meaning 'Dragon Well', refers to a legend where a dragon was discovered in a waterhole near a local tea plantation. Over the years, Lung Ching has become one of the most famous and appreciated green teas in China and abroad.

The harvest of Lung Ching is an important moment in the production process and has a major influence on the quality of the tea. The best Lung Ching is harvested in early spring, usually around Qingming, the traditional Chinese 'Tomb Festival' that takes place in the first week of April. This early spring crop, also called 'Ming Qian', is characterized by young, delicate tea leaves that provide an exceptionally refined taste.

Lung Ching's production process is a true craft, with each step carefully executed to ensure the highest quality and taste. After harvest, the fresh tea leaves are spread to wilt, losing their moisture and softening. Then the leaves are roasted in a large, heated wok to stop the oxidation process and obtain the characteristic flat, sword-shaped shape. This roasting is usually done manually by experienced tea farmers, who constantly move the leaves to ensure even heating and a smooth, sweet taste.

After roasting, the tea leaves are re-spread and cooled, then brought together in small portions and rolled by hand into the desired shape. Finally, the leaves are dried to remove the remaining moisture and concentrate the flavour. This meticulous manufacturing process is essential to creating Lung Ching's unique flavor and aromatic profile.

Lung Ching is not only a delicious tea, but also a symbol of China's rich tea culture and history. The refined production process, careful harvesting and age-old traditions make it a true treasure in the world of tea. Enjoy the refined taste, invigorating aroma and rich history of this famous green tea, and see for yourself why Lung Ching has been so loved by tea lovers around the world for generations.

Frequently Asked Questions about Lung Ching Organic​

Do you have a question about using Lung Ching Organic? Below we have answered the most frequently asked questions for you.

Use 3 grams of tea per 150 ml of water. Heat water to a temperature of 80-85°C. Carefully pour the water over the tea leaves and let it steep for 2-3 minutes. Experiment with brewing time and temperature to achieve the desired strength and taste.

Lung Ching Organic contains antioxidants such as catechins and vitamin C, which can contribute to good health. Known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, green tea can boost the immune system and lower the risk of heart disease.

Lung Ching Bio will keep for 1-2 years if stored in a cool, dry and dark place, preferably in an airtight container.

Lung Ching Organic contains caffeine, although the content is lower than in black tea or coffee. If you are sensitive to caffeine, drink the tea in moderation or opt for a decaffeinated alternative.

Lung Ching Organic is distinguished by its flat, sword-shaped leaves, soft and sweet taste and the unique production process in which the tea leaves are roasted by hand in a wok.

Higher quality Lung Ching Organic has a bright, light green color, a fresh and sweet aroma, and young, evenly shaped leaves. The taste is soft and refreshing, without bitterness.

Yes, Lung Ching Organic is suitable for daily use. It has a mild flavor and lower caffeine content than black tea or coffee, making it a good choice for regular consumption.

Experiment with brewing time, water temperature and tea leaf to water ratio to adjust the taste to your personal preference. Optionally add a slice of lemon, a sprig of mint or a little honey for a unique taste experience.

Lung Ching Organic can be drunk at any time of the day. It's a popular choice for the morning or afternoon when its mild flavor and invigorating aroma can help boost your energy and focus.

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Category Green Tea Brand Het Kleinste Huis In stock 0 Items SKU 227-50
Gluten Gluten free
Lactose Lactose-free
Nuts Nut-free
Country of origin China, provence Zhejiang
Ingredients Green tea
Amount of tea per cup 1 - 2 tea spoons
Indication brewing time 2 - 3 minutes
Temperature water 65 ºC - 85 ºC (149 °F - 185 °F)
Organically grown? Yes
Palette Subtle chestnut flavor, slightly sweet
Color infusion Yellow-green
Caffeine? Yes
Time of day Throughout the day
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