Organic Gyokuro Okabe
Shade Grown & Hand Picked Japanes Green Tea
Organic Gyokuro Okabe is produced in very limited quantities in the Asahina mountainous area near Shizuoka City and is rarely sold outside Japan. JapaneseTeaFarm.com was offered the opportunity to offer this fine Japanese green tea and we immediately accepted.
Organic Gyokuro Okabe is grown and harvested in Okabe Town, Shizuoka Prefecture, a pristine area surrounded by immense natural beauty. The area is famous throughout Japan for Gyokuro production and its Gyokuro tea ceremony and tasting rooms situated at Gyokuro No Sato. Organic Gyokuro Okabe has been processed according to the strict guidelines of the JAS (Japan Agricultural Standard) and is certified organic.
- 100 grams (3.5 ounces)
- Makes approximately 45 to 50 servings of tea
About Gyokuro Tea:
Admired as the highest grade of Japanese tea, Gyokuro tea is virtually unrivaled.Its leaves are intentionally left to grow in the shade for twenty days. The leaves are then expertly handpicked. Immediately after picking, the leaves are steamed, dried then carefully rolled. The end product of Gyokuro tea distinctively resembles pine needles. Gyokuro is harvested annualy, in early spring. It’s remarkable delicate flavor and aftertaste makes it sought after by green tea connoisseurs.