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Premium grade Dragon Well Green Tea (Long Jing) from TeaVivre

Style: Dragon Well Tea – Region: Zhejiang, China

83 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Apr. 29th, 2015

The aroma of the little green swords is sweet, green, and nutty, just the way a good Dragon Well is supposed to smell! There are notes of sharp artichoke, fresh vegetation, sweet peony, toasted sesame seeds, a bit of green beans, and a hint of orchids. This one is surprisingly floral, but it is more like the nectar of ...

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Zhejiang Wild-Growing Dragon Well 'Long Jing' Green Tea from What-Cha

Style: Dragon Well Tea – Region: Zhejiang, China

97 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Nov. 12th, 2014

The aroma of the leaves is delightfully sweet and nutty, like roasted sesame seeds and a tiny touch of peanuts. This transitions to spinach and a tiny bit of sharp artichoke at the finish, so the aroma has a nice zingy finish.

The taste starts out sweet with notes of honey sesame candies and a touch of chestnut. Th...

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Zhejiang Purple Bamboo Shoot 'Zi Sun Cha' Green Tea from What-Cha

Style: Pure Tea (Camellia sinensis) – Region: Zhejiang, China

93 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Sep. 4th, 2014

The aroma of the dry leaves is intense and complex, it is one of those teas that when I open the little foil package I am slammed with aroma, no need to stick my nose into the pouch, the aroma comes to me. There are initial notes of hay, a touch of spinach, and bit of tomato leaf, and a finish of sesame seed. As I snif...

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Dragon Well from Kedocay

Style: Dragon Well Tea – Region: Zhejiang, China

90 / 100 Aroma: 9/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 4/5
Aug. 3rd, 2014

The aroma is a mix of vegetal and toasted, with notes of toasted sesame seeds, green beans, and a touch of actual toasted bread. There is a slightly sweet honey finish, it vaguely reminds me of halva, a delicious honey and sesame seed dessert.

The first steep is delicate and soft, I say soft because the mouthfeel is...

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Anji White Tea- Anji Bai Cha from Teasenz

Style: Anji Bai Cha – Region: Anji, Zhejiang, China

100 / 100 Aroma: 10/10 Flavor: 5/5 Value: 5/5
May. 11th, 2014

The aroma is very delicate and very fresh, a mellow blend of fruit like sweetness and roasted chestnuts. Of course there is a vegetal presence, it is one of green beans and fresh vegetation, there is also a delicate hint of flowers at the finish. This tea smells wonderful, it has my favorite aspects of a delicate Chine...

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West Lake Dragon Well Tea Long Jing from Teasenz

Style: Dragon Well Tea – Region: Zhejiang, China

83 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 4/5
May. 8th, 2014

The aroma of the leaves is very rich and vegetal, like asparagus or even green bean casserole. There is also a hint of chestnut, an even smaller hint of pepper, and sweetness as an afterthought. This tea smells delicious and is making me more than a little hungry.

The taste is very smooth and mild, I am amazed how c...

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Organic Dehydrated Camellia from TeaVivre

Style: Tea Flowers – Region: Zhejiang, China

73 / 100 Aroma: 7/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Apr. 12th, 2014

The aroma is a bit surprising, instead of smelling like flowers it smells like a blend of baking bread, cooked squash, and dried persimmons. It is really quite a fascinating aroma, very warm and almost autumnal in its quality.

The taste is honey sweet, specifically it reminds me of the richness of clover honey and t...

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Organic Nonpareil Ming Qian Dragon Well Long Jing Green Tea from TeaVivre

Style: Dragon Well Tea – Region: Zhejiang, China

77 / 100 Aroma: 8/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 3/5
Jun. 17th, 2013

What a delicious tea! The aroma is very bright and green, vegetal and fresh like a nose full of spring-time.

It has all the aspects of Long Jing but better, the taste is intense but also mellow. Green, vegetal, tart (not bitter or sour, but tart like fruit) and subtly sweet with floral notes. There is also the afte...

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