Very old, now gone. Buttery and pungent, this makes me think of gyokuro but with an edge. Which makes sense since the tea’s notes say it is ‘natural gyokuro’. I’d say that’s pretty accurate. This is one I’d get again.
“Very old, now gone. Buttery and pungent, this makes me think of gyokuro but with an edge. Which makes sense since the tea's notes say it is 'natural gyokuro'. I'd say that's pretty accurate. ...” Read full tasting note
“Nice yellow-green color. First thing that hits you is the smell of grass. Fresh, grassy flavor but a real hint of something fruity -- honeydew maybe? -- in the background. Lingers on the palate....” Read full tasting note
Tea produced in Ei, Kagoshima Pref. has a unique sweet flavor and bright water color. Also referred to as “Natural Gyokuro”, it has very little astringency, which makes it easy to drink.
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