Steamed green tea is processed through steam deactivation. The tea quality features “three greens,” namely, green dried tea, green liquid and green brewed leaves. As the oldest green tea variety, steamed green tea is still produced today, for example, the Yu Lu Tea from Enshi of Hubei Province. Also most Japanese green tea, such as Sencha, Gyokuro and Tencha are steamed.
Starting at $6.50En Shi Yu Lu is the Chinese green tea that most resembles Japanese green tea and is one of China retained green tea that is processed with steam deactivation method entirely,which is not too much left. The leaves are reminiscent of gyokuro or sencha leaves, but despite the steaming, it is quite Chinese in character and appearance, which is much more delicate, even and slick. Learn More