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The highest quality, handpicked gokou tea leaves from the Shimaoka Tea Farm in Ujitawara, Kyoto, are refined into delicate needles of umami by the Nishide family.
Name: Handpicked Gyokuro Gokou by The Shimaoka Tea Farm
Japanese name: 下岡茶園 田原玉露手摘ごこう
Ingredients: Green Tea
Net weight: 10g / 0.35 oz (Yunomi packaging), 50g / 1.76 oz (Yunomi packaging), 100g / 3.52 (original Nishide packaging)
Region: Ujitawara, Kyoto
Notes: Shaded for about 4 weeks prior to harvest. Regular steaming.
Location: 59 Higashiokutani Zenjyoji, Ujitawara-cho, Tsuzuki-gun, Kyoto 610-0201, Japan
About the Vendor
The Nishide Tea Factory is managed by husband and wife team, Takashi and Atsuko Nishide and their family. Established over 140 years ago, the Nishide family buys aracha tea (unrefined leaves) from the tea farms of Kyoto and surrounding prefectures, and refines them further to craft high quality tea leaves that are uniform in color and shape, and of course excellent in flavor.