Grown and processed in the region of Uji in Japan, this green "shade-tea" is of great finesse. Shade structures which block up to 70% of the light are placed over the tea plants two weeks before harvest in order to soften the leaves and increase the chlorophyll concentration.
Its infusion, vegetal in character, is delicately sweet and velvety. Notes of spinach, peas and cashew blend leaving a persistent pleasantly marine aftertaste.
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At the venerable age of 80, Japanese ceramist Gyokko is still an active artist whose energy do not seem to fade. He manages to keep in artistic vision: offering teapots that are both affordable, artisanal and complex.
Made in the traditional style of Shizuoka (Japan), this Sencha is one of our best sellers, year after year.
Unique in Japan in the world of tea, the Gyokuro (Precious Dew) style is the result of a process to create shade for the tea plants for a few weeks. The deprivation of light creates more difficult conditions for the plants whose molecular structure changes to make room for sugars, amino acids and aromatic compounds. The leaves will offer a less bitter liquor.
Gourmet Pairings: Tea & Chocolate
The rich and delicate pairings between the creaminess of chocolate and the aromas of teas are enough to seduce anyone. Here's a few pairing ideas from our team.
The rich and delicate pairings between the creaminess of chocolate and the aromas of teas are enough
The Right Time For Green Tea
Although tea is consumed at every hour of the day in Asia, some green teas are more appropriate for particular moments. Choosing a tea based on the hour of day, one’s mood, the setting in which it
Although tea is consumed at every hour of the day in Asia, some green teas are more appropriate for