The Japanese traditionally drink this tea with their meals, and it is considered a classical everyday tea. This large-leaved tea is taken from the lower shoots of the tea plant. The leaves are rich in minerals, but contain up to 70 per cent less caffeine than the Gyokuro teas, which are taken from the young shoots. The taste is very soft and slightly grassy making it a tea perfectly suitable both for green tea beginners and lovers.
Time 1 - 3 minutes Temp 75° - 80° C Qty 4 - 5 level tsp./1 litre