A green tea with an authentic scent of roasted chestnuts and a taste of steamed vegetables, such as broccoli, beans and artichokes. A sweet and pure green tea.
The Xihu Long Jing is a green tea from China. This tea is grown in the province of Zhejiang in a quality garden. Here it is grown according to traditional methods and especially selected by Madame Tseng for De Eenhoorn. This is the national tea of China. The name refers to Long Jing, which means "the good of the dragon".
A green tea is an unfermented tea. Only the buds and upper leaves are picked from this tea. These can be picked several times per season, although each picking is different. After picking and fading the leaves, they are immediately cooked or steamed to prevent the oxidation or fermentation process. This preserves the green colour of the leaves. Then the leaves are broken into large hot or cold rollers to grind them and spread out to dry. Finally, the leaves get sorted.