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Hui Ming Spring

Bright, Sweet, Refreshing

Shining with floral aromas of orchids and sweet pea
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Hui Ming Spring Green Tea

慧明绿茶

The Origin Story

New to our green tea range, Hui (pronounced hway) Ming Spring's bright infusion, beautifully creamy texture and sweet pea and asparagus flavours encapsulate the best of spring green tea.

Hui Ming Spring was produced for us by Mr Lan in gardens bordering the Hui Ming temple that gives the tea its name. Mr Lan focuses on producing only the best teas he can, in the peak spring season and stops production in July until the following spring. Only the first flush of spring leaves and buds are hand-picked to produce this tea.

As with one of our other favourite Chinese green teas, Anji Green, the tea bushes used to produce Hui Ming Spring are of the Bai Cha (white tea) cultivar. Like Anji Bai Cha, this tea is bright and floral in character, with no trace of bitterness. Smelling the wet leaves and drinking the infusion, we noticed sweet pea and asparagus flavours and a lush mouth-coating texture.

Great green teas like this are best enjoyed at their freshest, when the leaves are amazingly sweet and lively, really capturing the essence of the garden. Hui Ming Spring is best made with 70°C water and can be infused 2-3 times.

China - Zhejiang

Zhejiang is the most famous province in China for producing green tea.

Hui Ming Spring is produced in Jingning, in the mountainous south of Zhejiang province. Zhejiang is arguably the most renowned province in all of China for the production of green teas. Green teas have been produced there for 1700 years. It was a steamed green tea from Zhejiang that gave birth to green tea production in Japan in the 17th century.

  • Cultivar
    Bai Cha
  • Oxidisation Level
    0%
  • Picked
    Spring

Tasting Notes

Engage Your Senses

What to
Look For

Neat, downy olive green curls

Aroma

Spring flowers, sweet pea and grassy freshness

In the Cup

Sparkling and glowing frosty green

Taste

Creamy and very smooth infusion with tender asparagus and floral flavours

Make the Perfect Cup of Hui Ming Spring

1
Measure
Measure

Measure 4g or 2tbsp per cup (250ml)

2
Heat Water
Heat Water

Heat water to 70°C

3
Infuse
Infuse

Infuse tea for 3 minutes

3 min
4
Reinfuse
Re-infuse

You can infuse your leaves up to 2 times

Reviews

Hui Ming Spring Green Tea
Average rating: 5 Stars
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by Benita sadauska
    Fresh Subtle
    by Benita sadauska
    Rating: 5 stars
    Fresh Subtle
    Absolutely amazing
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by Jonathan Wood
    Clean colour, fresh taste
    by Jonathan Wood
    Rating: 5 stars
    Clean colour, fresh taste
    Green-gold on the first infusion, more yellow/gold on subsequent. Has clean, fresh sappy taste which survives well on multiple infusions.
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by Jessica Lai
    So sweet and fresh!
    by Jessica Lai
    Rating: 5 stars
    So sweet and fresh!
    Yum, I think I'm addicted! JING do a great job of sourcing teas that no one else sells outside of China. Top work!