Sourced from tea farms in the regions surrounding Uji, Kyoto, Nishide-san refines and blends handpicked gyokuro tea leaves into this Modern Heritage Uji Gyokuro. The shading also uses a canopy instead of direct covering preventing damage to the leaves, and allowing them to grow freely.
Ingredients: Green tea
Japanese name: 特上宇治玉露、覆い下茶園手摘玉露入
Net Weight: 100 grams
Harvest Season: Spring, 2016
Cultivation & Processing Notes: Shaded for 3 weeks, steamed lightly, rolled, dried, blended with handpicked Gyokuro.
Region: Kyoto Prefecture
Number of Cups in 100g: 60 cups (20 uses / 3 steepings / 1 cup per steeping. Varies with your steeping recipe.)
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.