Qianlong yujiu Longjing tea
Zhejiang Hangzhou West Lake, is surrounded by mountains on three sides, a blue as jade. Southwest of West Lake, long Jing village, around villages, beautiful ridges and peaks, enveloped, is a renowned Longjing tea plantation.
Legend, a one-year South under Emperor Qianlong of the Qing dynasty, came to the Dragon temple to rest under the lion peak near the village. Temple on the monks end of local tea. Qianlong is skilled in tea ceremony, tea, not the whole nine yards, I saw white as jade, porcelain bowl, with slices of tender tea like bird's tongue, color is dark green, blue liquid concentration in a delicate fragrance. He tasted, felt cheeks aroma, has said impressed. Thus, Qianlong met the Buddhist monk, asked: "what name this tea? Made in where? "The monk answered:" notice the Emperor, this is a small temple in the middle of Longjing tea. "Reign, out the door and saw green dye before the temple, 18 tea tree buds first, low green, surrounded by hills and downs, like lions. Reign of the Dragon Heart joy at this time. Longjing tea name, Shifeng, seems to be warning him shines and exploits, and a good luck number 18. That tea has a pleasing, glycol and delightful, so Hu on the spot before the Temple of Emperor Qianlong 18 tea tree as "Royal tea".
Since then, Longjing tea reputation far.