West Lake dragon well tea

West Lake dragon well
West Lake dragon well

West Lake dragon well tea(西湖龙井) is the famous green tea, is China’s first tea. Quality characteristics of West Lake dragon well tea
Shape: flat straight, smooth
Color: green smooth
Soup color: bright green
Aroma: fragrance and clean aroma lasting
Taste: fresh and brisk
Infused leaves: green evenly

West Lake dragon well tea produced in Hangzhou West Lake is surrounded by mountains of Lion Peak, Dragon Well, Wuyunshan, Hupao area. West Lake dragon well tea has historically been divided into the lion, dragon, cloud, tiger, and plum product, now collectively known as West Lake Dragon Well. Among them, the quality of Dragon Well produced in the Lion Peak is the best. West Lake dragon well tea begins to pick before Ching Ming Festival forty-five days per year, picking standard is a bud and a leaf. Main production processes of West Lake dragon well tea include fixing, rolling, baking and other processes. Quality levels of West Lake dragon well tea is divided into 6 levels.