Green Tea, Gyokuro, Japan

Praise of Shadows N°306

€28

VAT included, shipping excluded

€140,00/100g We dispatch within 1-2 working days

A deep shaded Japanese green tea with an intense umami flavor

Were it not for shadows, there would be no beauty, mused Japanese writer Tanizaki. We couldn't agree more. Considered one of Japan's finest teas, gyokuro leaves are shaded from sunlight several weeks before harvest to transform bitterness into sweet and savory perfection.

savory, gentle citrus, sweet sticky rice

  • Green tea
Quantity Temperature Time
Quantity Temperature Time
2 tsp / 250 ml 70° C / 160° F 1st infusion 1:30 min.
2nd infusion 2 min.

 

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