Japanese green tea


„Gyokuro (玉露, Jade Dew) - Gyokuro is a fine and expensive type that differs from Sencha (煎茶) in that it is grown under the shade rather than the full sun for approximately 20 days. The name "Gyokuro" translates as "jade dew" and refers to the pale green color of the infusion. The shading causes the amino acids (Theanine) and caffeine in the tea leaves to increase, while catechins (the source of bitterness in tea, along with caffeine) decreases, giving rise to a sweet taste. The tea also has a distinct aroma.“

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Source Web: Japanese green tea[online]. Wikipedia. Available on WWW: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_tea>. [q468] [s61]


Teas - Green tea

JungJak 2014 ECO Korea

JungJak 2014 ECO Korea
4.5 stars 1 review

Korean green tea picked in the spring of 2014 in Hadong district, Jiri mountains. Grown...

Kabusé Daitsuin 2013

Kabusé Daitsuin 2013
5.0 stars 1 review

pack: vacuum, 30 gram (packed in Japan)

2013 Early Spring "Yunnan Bao Hong" Green

2013 Early Spring "Yunnan Bao Hong" Green tea
4.5 stars 1 review

"Bao Hong" tea is from Yi Liang county of Yunnan. It's leaf is quite small and it...

Sencha Ohira 2013

Sencha Ohira 2013
4.5 stars 1 review

pack: vacuum, 30 gram (packed in Japan)

2012 Mo Li Long Zhu Hua Cha Jasmine

2012 Mo Li Long Zhu Hua Cha Jasmine Dragon Pearl Green Tea
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This is very good quality Yunnan green tea, pick one bud with one leaf and one bud with...

2012 Yunnan Green Tea Chun Jian

 2012 Yunnan Green Tea Chun Jian
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Chun Jian (春尖) - This green tea come from Simao area and were picked in middle March....


Quotes - Green tea


„The green tea plants are grown in rows that are pruned to produce shoots in a regular manner, and are generally harvested three times per year.“

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Source Web: Green tea[online]. Wikipedia. Available on WWW: <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_tea>. [q453] [s59]




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2012 Chawangpu Jingmai Gu Shu Xiao Bing Cha

2012 Chawangpu Jingmai Gu Shu Xiao Bing Cha 200g
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This tea is from Jingmai Da Zhai, grown on the Da Ping Zhang area, and is considered some of the finest...

2006 Myanmar Kokang Mei Hua Bing Raw Puerh

2006 Myanmar Kokang Mei Hua Bing Raw Puerh Tea 100g
4.5 stars 1 review

This little cake come from border area with Myanmar from Kokang (果敢; pinyin: Guǒgǎn), area about 20km...

Darjeeling Jungpana Wonder Delight Second

Darjeeling Jungpana Wonder Delight Second Flush 2013
2.5 stars 1 review

Beautifully prepared whole leaf tea cultivar Pb312. Very rare tea from this garden, production only 9kg.

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