Japan Obubu Natural Yanagi Bancha Green Tea

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A smooth easy drinking green tea with a milder vegetal notes compared to Sencha, without the strong umami tones.

Bancha is produced from the older coarser leaves left over from the earlier harvests, with this one produced from non-certified 'natural' organic tea gardens.

Sourced direct from Obubu's farm in Kyoto.

Tasting Notes:
- Strong astringent tones
- Powerful grassy taste with a sweet finish

Harvest: Summer, June 2022

Steamed: Light (Asamushi)

Origin: Kyoto Obubu Tea Farm, Wazuka-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Altitude: 0-500m
Cultivar: Yabukita
Farmer: Akihiro “Akky” Kita
Sourced: Direct from the farmer
Percentage of price going back to the farmer: 20%+

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 70°C/158°F
- Use 1-2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 60 seconds

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag




Type: Green Tea