This is an online shopping site for a café specializing in Japanese tea that offers the taste of the finest tea leaves carefully selected by Kitagawa Hanbei, a tea wholesaler with over 150 years of history in Uji, Gion, Kyoto.
Gyokuro is cultivated by covering the tea plants for about 20 days before harvesting to condense the flavor components unique to tea. It is a well-balanced tea with a golden light color, light aroma, and umami unique to gyokuro, with delicate astringency and bitterness.
At Kitagawa Hanbei, we will deliver genuine Japanese tea cultivated over 160 years of history in Uji, Kyoto. We handle Japanese tea gifts for home use and gifts in luxurious packages.