2021 Hadong Mt. Jiri Joongjak (Third Pluck) Organic Green Tea (하동지리산중작녹차)

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Grade Joongjak (Third Pluck) Jaksul (sparrow's beak) Nokcha (green tea)
Harvest Date April 28, 2021
Farm Location Mt. Jiri, Hwagae District, Hadong County, South Gyeongsang Province, Korea
Organic USDA Organic
Origin Farmers' Co-op
Harvest Method Hand Plucked
Processing Method Wilted, roasted, rolled and dried.
Product Number HN03


This Hadong Mt. Jiri Joongjak (Third Pluck) green tea is hand harvested prior to Gukwoo (the first spring rain). The tender young leaves are then steamed to prevent any oxidation, thereby maintaining the distinctive color and taste of the late spring harvest.

Jaksul (sparrow's beak) refers to the shape of the iconic "bud and two leaves" found at the tip of spring growth on the camellia sinensus bush. The two spreading leaves resemble an open bird’s beak and the emerging bud looks like its tongue sticking out. Joongjak means "medium beak".

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Reviewed by Krystal's Product Reviews (Oct 2018)
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