One City One Tea丨Suzhou Dongting Bi Luo Chun
Known as the “Venice of the East,” Suzhou indisputably lives up to its canal-city name.The city's canals, stone bridges, pagodas, and meticulously designed gardens have contributed to its status as one of the top tourist attractions in China.
Suzhou has been known as a centre of arts and culture for more than 2,500 years. Intellectuals, artists, and high profile public figures have long been drawn to the city’s romantic canals and stunning classical gardens.
There are countless beautiful poems praising Suzhou. Even though Suzhou has already advanced to an highly urban city,the graceful and restrained, elegant and beautiful culture is still in the city.
"The scenery of Jiangnan(areas south of the Yangtze River) is peerless under heaven,The mountains and waters of Suzhou are the finest under Jiangnan"
That leisure has get into the scenery, the local opreas and the people in this city.Take time to walk into a teahouse, which will allow you to listen the local operas.In the soft tune of Suzhou opera, you can taste the land with a cup of Dongting Bi Luo Chun.
Enjoy A Tea Spanning Centuries
Tea has always been accompanied by the magnificent history of China for thousands of years, because we always cannot do without a cup of tea when we taste history! There are many legends about tea, and Suzhou Bi Luo Chun is no exception.
It was first recorded during the Ming Dynasty,almost 600 years past.
In the history book of Ming Dynasty ,there is a tea in Dongting Mountain, which looks similar to mustard but more delicate, and the taste is very sweet and fragrant that impressed all the people.It's of strong fragrance especially tea cultivated on the tip of Mountain Biluo hence the name "Bi Luo Chun".
The Unique and Rich Fragrance
Dongting Bi Luo Chun is a treasure of China's famous tea, well known for its "beautiful shape, bright color, fragrant and mellow taste". The tea leaf is slender and curly, the tender buds are covered by silvery-white hairs, the liquid is bright green and clear with a fragrant note of flower and mellow fruit, and lingering sweetness in aftertaste. Its unique floral and fruity fragrance is mainly because it grows in an orchard and is nourished by the unique water and soil of Dongting.The production process has been well checked step by step to ensure high quality.