This Karigane Green Tea is organically grown in Shibushi region of Kagoshima prefecture (Kyushu), Japan and made from Yabukita cultivar. This region enjoys a high reputation in terms of quality of tea. Karigane litteraly meaning Cry of the Wild Goose is a twig tea coming from a Gyokuro production. A delight, very close to a Gyokuro experience! Intense, moderately sweet, pleasant Umami, easy to drink. Preparation: 4g of leaves for 80ml of water at 70 deg C, brew for 60 seconds. Subsequent brews: 10-15sec.