Gyokuro Chamusume – Shibushi, Kagoshima

2 customer reviews


Gyokuro Chamusume is reasonably priced, and very tasty and very easy to drink.  The umami taste spreads on your tongue.  Enjoy the elegant after taste, too.  This tea is usually sold out before the next season, and we are happy to offer Chamusume to you.  Please try it.


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Product Name: Gyokuro – Chamusume

Producer: Sakamoto Tea Farm

Type: Gyokuro

Cultivar: Blended

Origin: Shibushi, Kagoshima

Harvested: Spring

Net weight: 3.527 oz / 100 g x 1 pack

Style: Loose leaf

Processed: Light steamed

Organic Certified: 1099 / 1038, Kagoshima Organic Agriculture Association, Japan

Taste: Sweet

Servings per Container: 25 servings

Farmer’s recommended way to brew for 1 cup:
-Leaf amount: 0.141 oz / 4 g
-Water temperature: 122 – 140 F / 50 – 60 C
-Water amount: 2.029 fl oz / 60 ml
-Infusion time: 2 min.

Brewing steps:
1. Use soft water
2. Boil water for 5 min. to take out air and chlorine
3. Adjust water temperature (transfer the water from one teaware to another (ex. teapot to cup) is a quick way to cool down the water temperature. For this tea, transfer three times.)
4. Put 1 heaping teaspoon of leaves into the teapot
5. Pour the adjusted temperature water into the teapot (1/3 cup water for 1 person) and put a lid on the teapot
6. Wait 2 min.
7. Pour the liquid from teapot into cup to the last drop

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2 reviews for Gyokuro Chamusume – Shibushi, Kagoshima
  • (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    Its my first order from Sono. I already read good reviews about Sakamoto Teas and I desired to try one of them

    The taste of the tea is great. Umami and bit sweet sometimes feel popcorn in the mouth.

    The affect of the tea is great.

    L theanin relaxes your mind and gives you strength of the day. You can drink it for hardworking job time or justt for relax. Superb Gyokuro.

  • (verified owner)

    5 out of 5

    I wanted to give 5 star as I mentioned above but rating system allows just four.

    Its 5 Star ⭐ tea 🍵.

    • Thank you so much for your good review!
      We apologize for the inconvenience. We have not recreated your situation on our side.
      We update your review to 5 stars.
      Warm regards,

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