• Organic Uji Gyokuro Karigane

A very limited offering of organic gyokuro karigane from Ujitawara in Kyoto that is made from the famed gokou cultivar! It consists of only stems and attached leaf material that were sorted from the processing of organic gyokuro.

Organic gyokuro karigane is super rare, very limited, highly prized, and very difficult to come by because, for one, there are only a very few growers that actually make organic gyokuro in Japan, and two, growers usually keep it to consume among their family and friends and very seldom place it on the market.

Not only is this fine tea a rarity, but it's also deliciously and uniquely sweet, theanine-rich, aromatic and produces a liquor that is a beautiful shade of green. In addition, it's not such a difficult tea to brew, has a wide brewing spectrum, and will brew well at many varying brewing temperatures. A highly recommend organic green tea.

Tea Information
Origin Ujitawara, Kyoto, Japan
NET Weight 50g/1.76oz
Organic Certification(s) JAS
Harvest Period 100% Ichibancha (First Harvest)
Steaming Chumushi (Medium)
Cultivar(s) 100% Gokou (sometimes written "goko" or "gokoh")

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Organic Uji Gyokuro Karigane

  • Product Code: gyo-005
  • Availability: In Stock
  • ¥1,200JPY