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Name: Bi Luo Chun Tea (China green tea)
Other Name: Pi lo chun ,Spring Snail Shell
Origin : Jiangsu Province, China
Net Weight: 250 grams (9 oz)
Storage : sealed, anti-odor, stored in a dry place and no direct sunshine
Packaging：We will use sealed, tin-foil packaging. It can keep fresh a long time
Taste: The fragrance and taste of this tea is of sweet vegetal note. The taste subtle and clean with a hint sweet refreshing vegetal aftertaste.
Appearance: The tea leaves are partly covered with white down and slightly curled and the infusion has a bright yellow color.
Brewing Guide: We recommend using glass-based or porcelain tea ware. Rinse tea cup and teapot with hot water. Use about 2 grams of tea leaves (1-2 teaspoons) for every 150ml of water. Steep tea leaves in hot water at 70°c (158°F) to 80°c (176°F) for 1 minute for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.
About Bi Luo Chun Tea (From wikipedia)...
Bi Luo Chun literally means "Green Snail Spring". Bi Luo Chun is a famous green tea originally grown in the Dong Ting mountain of Tai Hu, Jiangsu Province, China. Also known as Pi Lo Chun, it is renowned for its delicate appearance, fruity taste, floral aroma, showy white hairs and early cropping.
It is called so because it is a green tea that is rolled into a tight spiral, resembling snail meat, and is cropped early spring.
Its original name is scarily fragrant. Legend tells of its discovery by a tea picker who ran out of space in her basket, and put the tea between her breasts instead. The tea, warmed by her body heat, emitted a strong aroma that surprised the girl.
According to the Qing Dynasty chronicle Ye Shi Da Guan, Emperor Kangxi visited TaiHu in the 38th year of his rule. At that time, because of its rich aroma, local people called it Xia Sha Ren Xiang or Scary Fragrance. Kangxi decided to give it a more civilised name - Bi Luo Chun.
Chinese tea experts regard it very highly. Zhen Jun (1857 to 1918 A.D.), author of tea encyclopedia Cha Shuo, ranked it first among Chinese green tea. Longjing tea came second, Liu An Gua Pian came third.
Today, Bi Luo Chun is cultivated in Dong Ting, Jiangsu Province. Bi Luo Chun from Dong Shan (East Mountain) is considered the best. Bi Luo Chun tea is also grown in Zhejiang and Sichuan provinces. These are fake teas that are produced from other tea plant species. Their leaves are larger and less uniform (may contain yellow leaves). They taste more nutty than fruity and smooth.