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2010 Dong Cheong Semi-Wild Hwagae Valley Seajak Green Tea

Recently Ho Go, a regular contributor to MattCha's, had commented on the quality of Dong Cheong's tea on MattCha's Blog (see comments here). That same day a package arrived courtesy of Tea Trekker with the three Korean teas they are currently offering. The tea just happened to be ujeon, saejak, and jungjak from Dong Cheong! Dong Cheong uses old growth, natural tea bushes that grow semi-wild near Ssanggyae Temple in Hwagae Valley, Handong County.
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