Dragonwell Tea Dragonwell (Long Jing) - Local varietal. This tea, honored since the 8th century Tang Dynasty, is one of the premier representatives of Chinese green teas, grown near the famed West Lake area on the Tieh Mu Mountain Range. Dragonwell is hand-fired in large woks leaving the leaves flat, shiny, and a yellow jade color. There are many grades of Dragonwell tea. A clear, yellow-green infusion with an aromatic earthy flavor reminiscent of roasted chestnuts. 3 oz tin makes 60 cups of tea.