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Using high quality, shaded green tea leaves from the tea fields in regions surrounding the city of Uji, the Nishide family processes into delicious gyokuro tea.
Japanese name: 高級玉露
Ingredients: Green Tea
Harvest: May, 2016.
Region: Uji, Kyoto
Notes: Shaded for about 3 weeks prior to harvest. Regular steaming.
Location: 59 Higashiokutani Zenjyoji, Ujitawara-cho, Tsuzuki-gun, Kyoto 610-0201, Japan
About the Vendor
The Nishide Tea Factory is managed by husband and wife team, Takashi and Atsuko Nishide and their family. Established over 140 years ago, the Nishide family buys aracha tea (unrefined leaves) from the tea farms of Kyoto and surrounding prefectures, and refines them further to craft high quality tea leaves that are uniform in color and shape, and of course excellent in flavor.