Shade Grown & Hand Picked
Japanese Green Tea
Gyokuro Hoshino originates from outside of the lush Shizuoka Prefecture. Japanese tea experts will know that at the mere mention of Gyokuro Hoshino. The Gyokuro Hoshino that we bring to you is exclusively sourced from Shizuoka. That’s because we don’t want to compromise on the star quality and exceptional taste of this tea. It’s named Gyokuro Hoshino because it is harvested in Hoshino Town, in the Fukuoka Prefecture. This is a delicate, fine tea as how Gyokuro tea is in a broader definition.
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.