Koga San's Gyokuro 'Sato'
How to make Koga San's Gyokuro 'Sato'
Amount of tea per cup (200 ml): 5g (one tea caddy spoon)
Temperature of water: 80 C
Infusion time: 2-3 minutes (or as desired)
Number of infusions: 2*
How to enjoy: No milk, no sugar
*Possible number of times you can re-brew using the same leaves.
This tea can be infused/brewed multiple times, just place the leaves to one side and reuse. You can read more about Koga San's visit to Comins on our blog
In more depth....
Plucking standard: Tanagake method, which involves shutting out from the sunlight with kanreisha (butter muslin) attached to 'tana' (racks or pergola) before harvesting. Young leaves from the first harvest.
Tasting experience: Mellow umami
You can read more about the traditional preparation of Gyokuro Sato on our blog and also by watching this video from Kumikos visit to Comins