A precious, organic Gyokuro produced in the misty mountain forests of Kirishima. Its taste has matured in a climate controlled warehouse, resulting in a complex, umami flavor.
Harvest: First Flush
Mild, with a taste of cut-grass taste and seaside air. Umami floods the mouth, followed by a touch of astringency.
Den's Preferred Brewing:
Leaf-water ratio: 2-3g (1 rounded tsp) per 4oz
Water: 140F Steep: 150 sec 2nd Cup: Water @160F; Steep 60 sec