A very smooth sencha with a creamy texture and umami taste coupled with a gentle sweetness.
One of Obubu's higest grades of sencha produced by shading the tea plants for two weeks prior to picking the tea leaves.
- Smooth creamy texture
- Thick umami taste with a gentle sweetness
Harvest: Spring, May 2019
Origin: Kyoto Obubu Tea Farm, Wazuka, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Farmer: Akihiro “Akky” Kita
Sourced: Direct from the farmer
Percentage of price going back to the farmer: 20%+
- Heat water to roughly 65°C/149°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 30-45 seconds
Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag
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