Gyokuro

Here the Tea Master made us a cup of Gyokuro.

This shaded tea is the highest tea in Japan. It is grown in only 3 small areas and can only be produced once a year (hence the hefty price tag!)
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How to Prepare Gyokuro ~ with each infusion, Steeping Time decreases by 30 secs while Temperature increases by 10 degrees :

1st Infusion – 2 mins / 50-60 degrees

2nd Infusion – 1.5 mins / 60-70 degrees

3rd Infusion – 1 min / 70-80 degrees