A fabulous organic gyokuro green tea that is light steamed (asamushi) and made from the excellent saemidori cultivar. It comes to us directly from Mr. Nishi's organic tea gardens which are located in the misty mountains of Kirishima in Kagoshima!
Mr Nishi is a tea grower who manages many organic plantations in Kirishima, but the majority of tea leaves, of various grades and harvests, that his plantations cultivate are actually sold off to tea manufactures around Japan who process the leaves and then sell them on to any old reseller (Mr Nishi often has no idea who is selling his teas!). However, Mr Nishi of course always retains his very best teas of the year, and this is one of them which is honestly 100% self cultivated and self manufactured by Mr.Nishi in his factory in Kirishima and sent directly to us by him!
This particular organic gyokuro that Mr. Nishi has made this year has a lovely soft oceanic taste and deep aromas of the misty mountains. Naturally very good quality tea, and grown without the excessive chemical fertilizers and pesticides that non-organic gyokuro is made by.
|Origin||Kirishima, Kagoshima, Japan|
|Harvest Date||May 2016|
|Harvest Period||100% Ichibancha (First Harvest)|