FUKUJUEN Uji Gyokuro Kinkaku 150g – Made in Japan

136.00 USD

Gyokuro Kinkaku is high quality uji tea leaves, produced by Fukujuen in Kyoto. Founded in 1790 in Kyoto, Fukujuen is one of the most respected and prestigious green tea sellers in Japan.

Producer: Fukujuen, Kyoto
Country of manufacturing: Japan
Size: 7.7cm in diameter and 14.8 in height
Amount: 150g, Shelf life: 270 days

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Description

FUKUJUEN Uji Matcha Powder

Gyokuro (玉露) is a type of green tea produced in Japan. It contains theanine (an amino acid), caffeine, tannin and vitamin C. Gyokuro is known for its rich umami due to the high content of theanine, and this umami is responsible for its full-bodied mellow sweetness.

Gyokuro has abundant theanine because of the way tea leaves are grown. While the standard sencha is grown in the full sun, tea leaves for gyokuro are covered by sheets for 20 to 30 days before harvest.

Containing a significant amount of tips and young shoots, gyokuro is relatively high on caffeine. In comparison to coffee, however, gyokuro’s caffeine is subtler as the theanine has a calming effect.

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg

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