Green Tea
Japan

Gyokuro Shuin

Jade Dew
Product code: CSTV-13
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This multi award-winning Gyokuro is very representative of shade teas from the Uji region. Three weeks before the manual harvest, the tea bushes are covered and up to 85% of the sun's rays are filtered out to help create what the Japanese refer to as the "taste of the shade". The result is a highly aromatic and complex tasting tea that contains very little tannins. The vegetal character evokes marine flavours of salt and iodine (fresh wakame seeweed) and green vegetable (spinach, swiss chard, and cooked celery) notes. The soft green liquor is bright and has a lingering delicate and herbaceous taste.

To learn more about this tea, see the article devoted to it in our tea tasters blog.

Senchado technique
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
2
thermometer Temperature of infusion
70
lined-clock Infusion length 1
25 - 40 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
5 - 15 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
15 - 30 sec
Teapot method
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
1
thermometer Temperature of infusion
70
lined-clock Infusion length
4 - 5 min
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Floral Fruity Wooded Earthy Spice Vegetal
Concentration of antioxydants 1255 μmol Concentration in μmol / cup of tea, on a four-grade scale
1255 μmol
1255 μmol
Concentration in caffeine 61 Mg Concentration in μmol / cup of tea, on a four-grade scale
61 Mg
61 Mg

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