Dian Bi Luo Chun High Mountain Tea (滇碧螺春高山茶) is a Bi Luo Chun sourced from Yunnan province (also known as Dian) Bi Luo Chun translates as "Green Spring Snail" named after the appearance of the curled tea leaves.
Until the Qing Dynasty, the tea was known as Xia Sha Ren Xiang (吓煞人香 - Very scary fragrance), but the tale goes that in 1684 the Kangxi Emperor renamed the tea to Bi Luo Chun.
This tea is a Qing Ming Qian Cha (清明前茶) which refers to teas picked before the Qingming Festival which is normally celebrated between the 4th -6th April.
This tea has a floral aroma with a light fruity profile.
Origin: Simao, Yunnan Province, China
Elevation: Grown 4000ft above sea level
Tea Variety: Camellia Sinensis var. Sinensis
Brewing Temperature: 60 - 85°C
Caffeine Content: Approx. 20mg per cup
Amount: 5g of tea leaves to 100ml of water
Sold in quantities of 100g