Leaf Type: Green Tea
Taste: Clean and verdant
Drink: Without milk
Brew: Lightly, 2-3 minutes with water off the boil
When to drink: Throughout the day
Gyokuro means “Jade Dew” in Japanese, while the word Asahi refers to the specialised variety of leaf used to create high quality steamed tea.
he tea bushes are shaded to protect them from the sun, in some cases even covered with blankets, to allow the leaves to produce the maximum amount of chlorophyll.
The result is an infusion of almost luminescent green, distinguished by a springlike sweetness.