Gokuro Shiraore from Yame.
This is classed as stem tea. Most gyokuro tea, tea that is grown under the shade for the final few weeks before harvest, is made only with the leaves, this tea made from the stems and leaves of Gyokuro plant.
The stem teas are typiclaly named after the region where they are grown. This stem tea is from Yame so we refer to it as “Shiraore” tea.
Gyokuro Shiraore has slightly creamy smooth texture and a has a pronounced sweetness and an wonderful freshness.