RESERVE TEA – Gyokuro Saemidori by the Takaki Family, Hoshinomura Japan 2019 – 40g Tin

RESERVE TEA – Gyokuro Saemidori by the Takaki Family, Hoshinomura Japan 2019 – 40g Tin

$80.00

Taste what 16th place in Japan for gyokuro is like. An umami bomb.

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The Takaki Family came in 16th place nationally with this competition grade green tea from Hoshinomura, Japan. The village has consistently placed first for the past 13 years. (This year all of the top 30 finalists were from Hoshinomura)
This year they used the saemidori cultivar and grew under shade in an isolated lot, hand picking and hand sorting for a breathtaking end flavour featuring notes of rose and butter.

Tasting Notes: butter, asparagus, rose
Region: Hoshinomura, Fukuoka, Japan
Harvested: May 2019
Farmer(s): The Takaki Family
Cultivar(s): Saemidori
Elevation: 400m
Batch size: 16kg
Ingredients: Camellia Sinensis
Preparation Notes:
4g 60ml 40°C 4m
2nd: same but 5m
3rd: 120ml : 70˚C : 1m
4th: 5s; 5th: 30s
6th/7th: 80˚C : 5s
6-7 steeps recommended

Additional information

Weight 0.224 kg
Dimensions 13 × 13 × 13 cm
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