Uji Gyokuro – Kiwamecha (Loose tea)
Regular price $70.00
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Hand-picked, first flush leaves from Samidori and Ujihikari cultivars are used for this superior grade gyokuro, a specialty of the Uji region. Grown and processed by a legendary, medal award winning gyokuro master, this is a very special tea. Ocean mineral aroma, sweet vegetable flavour and an umami finish. This tea is especially sweet for a gyokuro and is limited in supply.
Cultivar: Samidori, Ujihikari (blend)
Region: Yoshida Meicha-en, Kyoto Prefecture
To make hot tea
Tea: 6 g or 2 tsp
Water: 60 mL at 50-60 °C
Steep: 2-2.5 min.
To make cold brewed tea
Tea: 15 g or 2 tbsp
Water: 500 mL (2 cups) at room temperature
Steep: 2-6 hours in the fridge