This delicious Gyokuro comes to us from Uji (Kyoto) where it has been cultivated and harvested under shaded conditions and then matured in cool conditions for a few months. Indeed, '' Kurudashi '' teas such as Gyokuro and Matcha from this region, undergo a rest (traditionally in large sealed ceramic jars) sometimes even going beyond a whole year before being consumed. The result is a smooth and silky tea, with an even richer and more pronounced umami flavor. Notes of fresh bamboo shoot, spinach, roasted macadamia nuts, nori as well as a floral hint of nectar. Comforting and refreshing at the same time, this tea is a little rarity to discover!