Gyokuro Asahi

Meaning "precious dew". The flat, very green leaves of this tea are sharply pointed and easily recognizable, creating a gold, green liquor. Its flavor is complex and smooth.

This is one of the worlds finest and most expensive green teas. We recommend that this tea be brewed for just 1 min and with water about 175 degrees.

This is Japan's best, and one of the world's most expensive green teas. Developed and first sold in Japan in 1835 by Yamamoto tea Dynasty, this rare tea is produced by shading the bushes for the first three weeks of May while first flush develops.

The sun deprived leaf develops less polyphenol, and more chlorophyll which makes it a much darker green.

 

 



Type: Tea


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