Green Tea
Japan

Gyokuro Tamahomare

Jade Dew
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Product code: CSTV-14
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Three weeks before hand harvesting, shade structures which filter out up to 90% of sunlight are placed over the tea to develop what is commonly called in Japan "the taste of the shadows. The result is a tea weak in tannins, highly complex and aromatic.

Extra smooth by virtue of its velvety texture and delicate fragrances of snow peas, water chestnuts and corn salad, this tea, with leaves of intense emerald green, will delight you with its finesse and depth.

The quintessence of Japanese teas.

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

  • Cultivar: Gokou
  • Producer: M. Koyama
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Senchado technique
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
2
thermometer Temperature of infusion
65
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
65
lined-clock Infusion length
4 - 5 min
Concentration in caffeine 14 Mg Concentration in mg / cup of tea, on a four-grade scale
14 Mg
14 Mg
Concentration of antioxydants 375 μmol Concentration in μmol / cup of tea, on a four-grade scale
375 μmol
375 μmol
Flavour wheel To better identify the aromatic notes of each tea
Floral Fruity Wooded Earthy Spice Vegetal

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