Organic Gyokuro (100g/3.53oz)

Our Organic Gyokuro is certified by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of Japan. They are grown with only natural organic fertilizers and no agricultural chemicals or pesticides.

In Japan, we say "Daichi tono Kakutoh" to describe traditional organic farming. "Daichi tono Kakutoh" means that it takes a lot of time and great effort to grow organic green tea. There are only a few farmers that produce organic green tea in a small part of Kyoto. (For more information, click here.)

Gyokuro was developed in Uji, in Kyoto region of Japan. Even today, it is enjoyed almost exclusively in the Kyoto region. Among many regional varieties of Gyokuro -- which is the finest grade of Japanese tea -- Uji Gyokuro is said to be the best.

Carefully grown under diffused sunlight for twenty days before harvesting, Gyokuro has several unique features: an elegant aroma, a sweetness of taste, and a light green colour.

Although Japanese green tea is harvested two to four times throughout the year, we can realistically harvest high quality organic tea only once a year due to lack of nutrition caused by limited use of fertilizers. Many organic Japanese green teas are harvested two to four times throughout the year, so unfortunately the taste and aroma are not excellent.

Please enjoy the simple and traditional taste of our Organic Gyokuro.




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Features of This Tea

Mellow Aroma
Refreshing Aroma
Roasted Aroma
  • 'Gokoh' Breed

Customer Review

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01. A Uni United States
382 01/13/2017
02. Eby United States
341 01/10/2017
03. Lewis Jessop United Kingdom
459 11/18/2016
04. RA Quilter United States
915 05/23/2016
05. rubbertoe United States
2059 11/18/2015
06. Carms United States
2310 09/13/2015
07. Chee Chan United States
2323 08/08/2015
08. Rinchen United States
3302 05/13/2014
09. Emmanuel Fox Canada
3564 08/24/2013
10. jonathan Parkes United Kingdom
3666 04/10/2013
11. Alexander Blazic Germany
3811 04/21/2012
12. Michele Sparks United States
3945 01/25/2012
13. Caroline Jablonski United States
3719 01/16/2012
14. Kai Kaden United States
3621 10/17/2011
3275 08/11/2011
16. David Hynes United States
3336 06/07/2010
17. Michael Kerr United States
3127 05/04/2009
18. George Webber United States
3028 11/19/2008
19. Paul Harris United States
2848 11/06/2008
20. Russell Bailey United Kingdom
2665 10/23/2008
21. iris michaud United States
2617 08/19/2008
22. Eloise Ross-Jones Australia
3252 07/18/2006
23. Barbara C. Glancy United States
3148 07/14/2006
24. leo smith United States
3066 03/10/2006
25. Rebekah Mullaney United States
4029 09/20/2005

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