2022 First Flush: Organic Gyokuro (cultivar Gokou)

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Cultivated variety: Gokou
Shading period: 22 days

Harvested from our tea fields in Yubune, Wazuka, the tea fields selected for gyokuro were covered for 22 days prior to harvesting.  By selecting only the youngest tea shoots, gyokuro is known for its strong umami taste. Furthermore, after brewing the tea leaves for your drink, you can also eat them as they are rich in nutrition.

The First Flush, usually in Spring, is also known as the first harvest of the season. Only the youngest and most tender shoots are harvested. We hope you feel the tranquility of Wazuka with each sip.

Watch the harvesting process for gyokuro to learn more!

Additional Information:

  • 40 g / 1.41 oz. Approximately 10 servings; please note that each serving can be brewed up to three times using water of different temperature levels.
  • Cultivation method: Pesticide-free.
  • Seicha processing: To further emphasise the charm of our tea, d:matcha works closely with wholesalers during the processing phase. After the tea leaves are harvested, rolled, and dried, excess stem or powder are also carefully extracted. These tea leaves are gently reheated, but not to the point of roasting, to further highlight the aroma and taste of the tea.