Spring Snail, Pi Lo Chun, 东山碧螺春
Bi Luo Chun is one of most prestige Chinese green teas. It was originally grown at the Dong Ting Mountain of the Tai Lake in the JiangSu province of China. The Dong Ting Mt is composed by two islands (see map), the Eastern Hill and the Western Hill, both producing premium quality Bi Luo Chun. It is however believed that the Easter Hill (Dong-Shan) Bi Luo Chun is of the highest quality.
The production of Bi Luo Chun at Dong-Shan is still family based. The teas are harvested and processed in its traditional way – by hand only. During my (En Jie) last visit to the area in 2010, I noticed the only equipment used during the tea processing that could be considered as ‘contemporary’ was the gas stove. It was explained to me that this allowed better temperature control which is crucial as various temperatures are required for various stages of the tea baking. The temperature sensors were the hands of the tea farmers.
The Dong-Shan Bi Luo Chun is classically light to began in it taste, following by a refreshing and exquisite after taste. The tea bushes are cultivated among a unique species of Pi Pa (Loquat) orchard trees (see image - the actual location where our Dong-Shan Bi Luo Chun is produced). Among many reasons, one is that the cross-pollination enhances a unique fruity flavour in the Bi Luo Chun brew.
We offer 2 packaging size of Dong Ting Bi Luo Chun green tea - 50g and 100g.
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