Our 2nd grade Bi Luo Chun use the tiny buds with 2 leaves which are hand-plucked from the early spring. It is one of the most famour Chinese teas. This tea is from Dong Ting Dong Shan (East Mountain) which is considered the best region for Bi Luo Chun.
Region: Dongshan, Jiangsu Province, China
Other Names: Bi Lo Chun, Spring Snail Shell, Pi Lo Chun, Green Snail Spring.
Teaware: Glass or ceramic Gaiwan
Amount: 3g /1½ teaspoons
Temperature: 80°c (176°F)
Steeping Time: 1 to 2 minutes for the first two steeps and 3 to 5 minutes for the third and fourth.
*These steeping directions are for a traditional Gongfu style tea, if you are brewing this tea in a regular cup we recommend steeping for 2 – 3 minutes. This tea can also been steeped 4 times.