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Gyokuro Grade No.1




net:100g (gross weight:168g) Gyokuro in the tea canister Gyokuro is the highest quality green tea. This is grade No.1. (Gyokuro) After harvest, tea leaves for Gyokuro go through (1) steaming, (2) drying and kneading (crumpling), and (3) sorting. This processing is the same as Sencha. Kneading enables the tea leaves to extract the flavor and constituents into the water. Gyokuro has a mellow flavor and sweet taste. When brewed, Gyokuro has a pure grassy green color. Brewing more slowly with lower temperature water is also one reason why Gyokuro brings a relaxed atmosphere as well as an excellent flavor. The highest grade Gyokuro has the most sweet and mellow flavor. Tea plantation is found in Uji Kyoto. It is grown under 90%shade for about 21 days before harvest. This emparts a greener color and sweeter, less astringent taste. The best gyokuro is hand picked in Uji, and usually only the top 2 or 3 leaves taken.
Grown Under Full Shade
Color Green
Aroma Medium
Taste Sweet
Astringency Mild

Item Number0101
Item NameGyokuro Grade No.1
Price2,710 YEN

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Quantity:canister