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Kakurei High Quality gyokuro

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Being a shade-cultivated tea, gyokuro is rich in theanine an amino acid
responsible for gyokuros full-bodied mellow sweetness and slightly viscous nature.
In Japan, there is a special name for this taste: umami.
Generally, the higher the grade, the richer the umami taste.

While many teas are served hot and consumed as a means to quench a thirst,
gyokuro is different. A typical serving is a precious 1/3 of a teacup at a very
comfortable 60 C. Indeed, gyokuros refined luxurious taste is meant to be
savored, not rushed.

For seasoned gyokuro drinkers who prefer a slightly weaker umami taste,
Kakurei is an excellent choice. If you find that you like the basic character of
Kakurei, but want a tea with a bit less sweetness, then we recommend that you
try Tekiro. For a more full-bodied gyokuro, try our Rimpo.

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