Gyokuro products are premium teas in Japan.  And we drink in small amounts.  The tea produces a unique aroma by utilizing a leaf-covering cultivation method.  This method maintains a strong umami: sweet, mild, rich, and a slightly astringent taste.  Gyokuro products go through the similar manufacturing process as Sencha, so the leaf shape is also like a needle.  The tea has more amino acids, more caffeine, and less catechin than Sencha.  Please take time to brew at a lower temperature.  And more umami and caffeine are created in the second and third infusions.  Moreover, you can enjoy eating the used Gyokuro leaves with lightly salted or ponzu sauce.  Gyokuro tea leaves contain more chlorophyll than Sencha.  Please enjoy them all!

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Gyokuro Chameijin – Shibushi, Kagoshima

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Sakamoto-san, the farmer of this gyokuro tea, changes cultivars and blends every year for each product.

And this is the best tea made with his 5 senses.  Tea leaves were processed with much care and gently, and sealed in flavor at his tea factory so you get the most when you brew.

Please enjoy the best tastes with the tea master, Sakamoto-san.

Gyokuro Wakamusha – Shibushi, Kagoshima

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This tea, as the name ‘Wakamusha (young warrior)’, implies straight and strong umami and sweet tastes together with an elegant sharing aroma.

Processed one-tip-two leaf only.  Pine-needle jade color leaves and slightly greenish clear watercolor.

Okumidori has rich in umami and elegant natural sweetness.  Haruto34 gives you a bright aroma and gentle sweetness.

Matcha Sae -Ceremonial (Gyokuro Powder) – Shibushi, Kagoshima

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Bright green gyokuro powder.  Saemidori cultivar enhances its color and taste with shade cultivation.  The aroma is elegant and the taste is less bitter and rich umami.  Please enjoy the flavor you can’t experience in others.

Gyokuro Sasahime – Shibushi, Kagoshima

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If you haven’t tried gyokuro, we recommend this tea to you.

Although this tea is made by yabukita, a popular cultivar, once you take a sip of this tea, you will find the difference from sencha.

The sweet and umami taste will spread in your mouth, and leave a sweet aftertaste.

 

Matcha Chaka -Ceremonial (Gyokuro Powder) – Shipping from US

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This product is shipping from a US warehouse for US customers only.

We recommend this matcha for your daily use.  Only 1st harvest leaves are used.  Although this product is sold as matcha in outside of Japan, the tea is categorized as powdered gyokuro in Japan and gives you more umami than powdered tencha.  Creamy, nutty, green taste and brilliant green color.  Start your day with this tea that enhances your health and relaxes your mind.

Karigane A Grade – Shibushi, Kagoshima

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Upper grade Karigane tea came from sakimidori cultivarGyokuro, Sakamoto Tea Farm in Kagoshima.

Enjoy the sweetness of karigane, stem tea produced from the trees for Gyokuro leaves. Stems have more than 2 times theanine than leaves, and this stem tea is the highest grade from the farm.

Matcha Hime -Ceremonial (Gyokuro Powder) – Shibushi, Kagoshima

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Yabukita gyokuro powder.  Do you know stems and vain have more amino acids than leaves?  This matcha is grinded gyokuro that has vain.  Yabukita cultivar is the most popular cultivar and excellent in the balance of sweetness, umami, and astringency.

Matcha Chaka -Ceremonial (Gyokuro Powder) – Shibushi, Kagoshima

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We recommend this matcha for your daily use.  Creamy, nutty, green taste and brilliant green color.  Start your day with this matcha that enhances your health and relaxes your mind.

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