The advent of spring heralds this elite “Jade Dew” tea that is entirely produced by hand in a boutique setting in southern Kyushu. The emerald leaf takes on a lustrous, splinter-like appearance after being subjected to full shading under trellises for several weeks. Intense chartreuse cup, with rewarding notes of seaweed and honeydew melon. A brief second infusion is possible.
11 g tea leaves (4 level Teelamass) to 1 liter filtered water, boiled and cooled to 60°C/140°F. Allow to brew 2 min. Quite vitalizing. Also tastes good cold.