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Uji Premium Gyokuro – Kiwame-cha (Loose - 50g)

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Superior grade, handpicked leaves, Samidori and Ujihikari cultivars, are used for this fine gyokuro a specialty of the Uji region. Gyokuro is grown in shaded tea fields using traditional techniques. It has a natural sweetness like green peas and a clean vegetable umami flavour – a light seaweediness. It’s sweeter and fruiter than our other premium gyokuro from Yame, Fukuoka.


Cultivar: Samidori, Ujihikari (blend)

Region: Yoshida Meicha-en, Kyoto Prefecture

50 gram

To make

Tea: 5 gm or 1 tbsp

Water: 35 mL at 40-5°C 

Steep: 1-2 min.

To make cold brewed tea:

Tea: 20 gm or  4 tbsp

Water: 1000 mL (4 cups) at room temperature 

Steep: 2-3 hrs. to over night in the fridge 

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