Fukujuen Gyokuro "Kinkaku" 50g Bag

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"Kinkaku" is made of Gyokuro tea leaves.
Based on the traditional technique of the famous Japanese tea producing area of Yamashiro in Kyoto, the Gyokuro's bushes were almost completely covered to avoid direct sunlight before harvest.
The Gyokuro was covered to shut out the sunlight before harvest, which makes the tea more aromatic and tasty.
This process results in that Kinkaku has a unique flavor and a good taste called umami.
"Kinkaku" (金閣) means " the symbol of Kyoto, "Kinkakuji-temple". (Golden Pavilion)

There are also same tea in 40g in can, 90g in can, 100g in bag are available as well.
Discover our selection of best Gyokuro from Uji on our online store

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BRAND: Fukujuen (福寿園 / Famous green tea brand in Uji, Kyoto)


USING ADVICE: 

  • Please use soft water instead of hard water. (it's sake for the taste and quality of tea.)
  • Tips for delicious Gyokuro, It is better to use a smaller teapot, a smaller bowl.
  • It is a secret to extract with a low temperature over time and slowly bring out "umami" taste.

How to prepare delicious Japanese Tea.:
General instructions for making a cup of "Gyokuro" Japanese Tea.


1.Prepare boiled hot water and wait till it cools down to the recommended temperature.
2.Place tea leaves in a teapot.
3.Pour the hot water into the teapot.
4.Steep for the recommended period of time.
5.Pour the tea liquid into the tea cup to the last drop.

  • Type of tea : Gyokuro   
  • Amount of tea leaves for one cup: 3g  
  • Temperature of hot water: 50℃(122°F)  
  • Amount of water: 20ml
  • Steeping time: 150 sec  
  • For the second steeping,the above time can be shortened to 2/3.
    (For example:Gyokuro, first steeping:150 sec.→second:100 sec.)

PACKAGING and Components :

  • Tea name: Kinkaku (金閣)
  • Volume: 50g
  • Product size : 19.5 x 12 cm
  • Package: Bag
  • Best before: Shown on the container (365 days from the production date)
    Please use up the tea leaves as soon as possible after opening the package.
  • PRODUCT OF JAPAN

MADE IN JAPAN

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Fukujuen Gyokuro "Kinkaku" 50g Bag

Fukujuen Gyokuro "Kinkaku" 50g Bag

"Kinkaku" is made of Gyokuro tea leaves.
Based on the traditional technique of the famous Japanese tea producing area of Yamashiro in Kyoto, the Gyokuro's bushes were almost completely covered to avoid direct sunlight before harvest.
The Gyokuro was covered to shut out the sunlight before harvest, which makes the tea more aromatic and tasty.
This process results in that Kinkaku has a unique flavor and a good taste called umami.
"Kinkaku" (金閣) means " the symbol of Kyoto, "Kinkakuji-temple". (Golden Pavilion)

There are also same tea in 40g in can, 90g in can, 100g in bag are available as well.
Discover our selection of best Gyokuro from Uji on our online store

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