Superior Gyokuro Japanese Green Tea is produced in limited quantities in the Asahina mountainous area in Okabe Town, Shizuoka Prefecture, a pristine area of immense natural beauty. The area is famous throughout Japan for Gyokuro production, its Gyokuro tea ceremony, and the tasting rooms located at Gyokuro No Sato. Long admired as the highest grade of Japanese tea, Japanese Gyokuro green tea leaves are intentionally shaded for twenty days prior to harvest. The end product of Gyokuro tea distinctively resembles pine needles. It’s remarkable delicate flavor and aftertaste makes it highly sought after by green tea connoisseurs.
Store away from light in airtight container or zip-lock pouch or bag. Do not refrigerate after opening.