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Sunday, June 12, 2011

Zhena's Gypsy Tea Teabag Green Tea 'Dragon Well'

Tea Information:
Tea: Dragon Well
Type: Green Tea
Packaging: Teabag
Company: Zhena's Gypsy Tea
Purchase: Here

This tea is the result of carefully crafted blending, to ensure that the essential harmony of the botanicals healthful properties yield a superb tea experience.

Named after the Dragon’s Well landmark in Zhejiang, where the tea was first made, the tale told is that a drought was remedied when a monk summoned a dragon that brought rains to fill the village well, making it possible to grow and nourish what is considered the world’s greatest tea. This cup is prized for its rich jade hue, floral notes and lingering sweetness.

Ingredients: Dragon Well Lung Ching Green Tea

Steep Information:
Amount: 1 teabag
Water: 12 ounces hot spigot water
Tool: kati loose tea system (my Review here.)
Steep Time: a little over 2 minutes
Served: Hot

Tasting Notes:
Dry Leaf Smell: grassy, green
Steeped Tea Smell: smooth , buttery vegetables
Flavor: vegetal, not as smooth as it smells
Body: Light
Aftertaste: grassy
Liquor: translucent honey brown-yellow

Rating: 2/4 leaves

Leaf system:
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing

I received this product for free. All my reviews are as unbiased as possible, whether I buy or receive free product. I accept no other compensation other than free product.
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