Organic Green Tea
Gyokuro stands at near the top of the green tea world. It's picked only during the April/May peak season. The leaves are shaded which produces it's distinct dark green color. It has a sweet aroma with notes of freshly buttered greens and seaweed. It's a soft, balanced, well rounded tea and can be re-infused multiple times.(Just use lower water temperature, around 170 degrees).
Small batch crafted and steamed using traditional Japanese techniques. Only hand plucked tea from March and April are used. The leaves are shaded with bamboo and straw for the first three weeks of production. Only leaves smaller than one inch are plucked. The leaves are gently bruised and lightly steamed resulting in a fine, dark leaf with pungent depth.
About This Tea
Brisk and vegetative. Full flavored with a light and refreshing character.
Country of Origin
Kagoshima Prefecture - Japan
You can add additional hot water and resteep leaves up to three times.
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I just love this tea. It is my all-time favorite tea. I have purchased from several companies and this one has all the qualities as some others, without the price. Don't get me wrong, I have no problem spending money on a high grade product, but, if it's possible to get both, that is wonderful. Enjoy with confidence, make it properly and enjoy.
The Gyokuro that we purchased is delicious.Customer service is wonderful and
pricing is very good :)
I drink regularly with a touch of honey. Has a lot of the classic grassy flavor I crave.