Gyokuro - Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
Pronounced - Yo-Curhr-Oh
This incredibly rare and carefully grown Japanese green tea is the base for the popular powdered tea, Matcha. Gyokuro is grown only in the shade in order to preserve its fresh taste and smooth grassy flavor. This tea offers a deep, vegetal sweetness with complex notes asparagus, roasted cashew and lush, velvety umami. A refreshing, green tea is a must-have for any tea connoisseur. A Point Loma Tea Favorite!
For best results steep at 160-175 for 1 to 2 minutes