A smooth almost creamy sencha with a gentle sweet taste and light grass profile.
Produced from 30+ year old bushes grown from seeds gives the sencha an atypical taste and texture, leaning closer in certain regards to a green oolong than a sencha.
- Smooth, slightly creamy texture
- Gentle grass taste with a sweet start
Harvest: Spring, May 2017
Origin: Kyoto Obubu Tea Farm, Wazuka, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Cultivar: Zarai (Grown from pre-cultivar seeds)
Farmer: Akihiro “Akky” Kita
Sourced: Direct from the farmer
Percentage of price going back to the farmer: 20%+
- Heat water to roughly 75°C/167°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 30-45 seconds
Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag