Japan Gyokuro Asahi

£28.00
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Aristotle on Nature

"In all things of nature, there is something of the marvellous."

- Aristotle

With its tender mildness and a hint of sweetness, this tea is also known as "Jade Dew". Gyokuro is one of Japan's most expensive and rarest teas due to its costly cultivation process. The tea plants are covered with bamboo mats for 20 days before picking. This causes the chemistry in the leaf to change and increase the amino acids, sugar and caffeine, which is therefore responsible for the unique smooth taste.

  • Origin
  • Brew & Storage
  • Benefits
  • Food Pairing
  • Ingredients
  • Shizuoka prefecture in Japan

  • Ideal quantity: 1 heaped teaspoon per cup / 200ml spring water

    Temperature:  70°C 

    Infusion time:  3 mins 

    Store in a cool & dark place

  • Rich in antioxidants, this tea can help boost your immune system and speed up your metabolism, which is one reason why many people use it in their diet plans. Cultivated in the shade also means it is higher in caffeine and a terrific energy-boosting alternative to coffee!

  • Perfect with a cheeseboard

  • Green Tea. Sustainably sourced & all-natural.