Gyokuro Super Premium (40g/1.41oz)

Gyokuro was developed at Uji in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. Even today, it is grown 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 in the shade for 20 to 30 days before harvest, Gyokuro has several unique features: an elegant aroma, a sweetness of taste, and a light green colour.

Gyokuro Super Premium, along with our Gyokuro Pinnacle, is the highest quality Gyokuro produced in Japan.

Each leaf is specially selected and carefully picked by our farmers' skilled hands. Today most tea leaves are trimmed by machine and traditional hand picked Gyokuro is rarely grown and is therefore very precious. The flavor and aroma of hand picked tea is much more mellow and smooth than tea trimmed by machine. (For more information, click here.)

Our Gyokuro Super Premium is grown in the shade for 20 to 30 days before harvest by the way of "Tana" which requires skillful technique and great care. Excellent noble aroma and elegant sweetness are created by the shaded from sunlight of the "Tana" technique.

The tea breed of this Gyokuro Premium is "Gokoh", which has an excellent noble aroma suitable for Gyokuro. It is a very precious breed grown only in quite small amounts exclusively in the Uji region in Kyoto.

Hibiki-an is able to provide premium quality tea because we are located in Uji, where the misty climate, sloping hills, warm days and cool nights provide an ideal setting for tea plants to thrive. Of all our teas, Gyokuro Super Premium is grown closest to the river, where the soil is most fertile. You will be able to taste the difference.

Even in Japan, tea leaves of this quality are difficult to find, so we are very pleased to be able to offer you Gyokuro Super Premium.

Features of This Tea

Mellow Aroma
Refreshing Aroma
Roasted Aroma
Sweetness
Flavor
  • 'Gokoh' Breed
  • Specially hand-picked
  • Shaded from sunlight by the way of 'Tana'

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01. Jake Tepper United States
548 01/19/2024
02. El Sabrosito United States
1121 04/09/2023
03. Leslie Allen United States
2528 08/25/2021
04. Yap Indonesia
2274 07/25/2021
05. Josh United States
2926 05/10/2021
06. Lawrence Buck United States
3366 08/08/2020
07. Michael United States
3167 07/01/2020
08. K~ United States
3280 04/14/2020
09. Allen Manning - Tea Student United States
3406 12/23/2019
10. Izabell Canada
4834 12/14/2018
11. Lina D United States
8172 06/30/2017
12. David Masters United Kingdom
10307 07/18/2015
13. D Singapore
9788 05/27/2015
14. soy.elisa.o United States
11201 02/21/2014
15. Gillian Weber Australia
11287 02/03/2013
16. Zulma Alvarez United States
11447 01/07/2013
17. Sarah Longo United States
13856 09/24/2012
18. Erik O'Brien United States
11808 01/04/2012
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11690 03/25/2011
20. Erika Haase Canada
10790 08/11/2010
21. Tatiana Gray France
10190 04/21/2010
22. Nagy Szilard Romania
9365 06/24/2008
23. Rafael A Strauss United States
9105 04/17/2008
24. Gregg Schoenleber United States
7311 02/22/2008
25. Thomas Gisel Germany
7120 07/23/2007
26. jean-frederic coviaux France
7577 05/06/2007
27. Jennifer Falzarano United States
7864 01/02/2007
28. Jason Thesken United States
7772 10/21/2006
29. Pirjo Pun Canada
7586 06/19/2006
30. Angelina Ferre' United States
7123 04/21/2006
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6743 04/12/2006
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7442 03/23/2006
33. Claude Danis Canada
6784 01/19/2006
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8092 09/20/2005

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