Japan Obubu Heavenly Drop Gyokuro Green Tea



An incredibly smooth tea with a lovely thick texture, possessing a brilliant umami taste combined with a gentle sweetness with fruity melon notes.

Obubu's higest grades of sencha produced by shading the tea plants for three weeks prior to picking the tea leaves.

Tasting Notes:
- Smooth creamy texture
- Thick umami taste with a gentle fruity melon sweetness
- No astringency 

Harvest: Spring, May 2024

Steamed: Light (Asamushi)

Origin: Kyoto Obubu Tea Farm, Wazuka, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Altitude: 0-500m
Cultivar: Gokou
Farmer: Akihiro “Akky” Kita
Sourced: Direct from the farmer
Percentage of price going back to the farmer: 35%+

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 60°C/140°F
- Use 3-4 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 60-90 seconds

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag



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