The Shangba Tea Garden
The organic certified agricultural land of this tea garden amounts to approximately 530 hectares. Around 1800 tons of fresh tealeaves are harvested here, which are then processed in a preprocessing and final processing factory into about 450 tons of organic tea.
The Shangba tea garden, operated by Zhengan Tianci Ecological Technology Company, is located in the Chinese province of Guizhou, in Zhengan county, in the municipality of Shangba. The municipality Shangba consists of three small villages with about 500 people and belongs to the administrative area of the small town Banzhu, which has about 30,000 inhabitants. The complete county of Zhengan has around 600.000 inhabitants. The district is characteristically rural. There are no noteworthy industrial companies in the surroundings.
China Lung Ching
Dragon Well tea is offered in many different qualities at extremely varying prices. The name comes from the village of Lung Ching (modern transcription: Longjing) in the province of Zheijang, located near the city of Hangzhou.
Classic Lung Ching is traditionally produced there and can be sold at astronomical prices in China. Today, this type of tea is made in almost all provinces, but rarely reaches the quality of the traditional original. The harvest time of this simple tea from Guizhou is summer.
Grey-green typical flat-pressed Lung Ching leaf.
The cup color is bright, yellowish green and clear.
The taste is dry and fruity.
Mechanically picked and processed