This tea is grown in the Okabe area, one of the most important areas for cultivation and production of Gyokuro. Its distinctive characteristic is that it is cultivated in the shade. In the days preceding the crop, plantations are covered with sheets that prevent solar rays from penetrating. In this way the plant secretes more minerals and chlorophyll. However, the harvest method is handmade according to tradition. In cup, this Gyokuro is elegant, sweet and vegetable at the same time.
Japan Japan produces only Green Teas. Their characteristic is to be low in caffeine and very rich of vitamin C. The Japanese Teas are digestive and tonic, perfect to be sipped during lunch time or after luch. Ideal Teas to relax and unwind.