Organic Sencha Premium (100g/3.53oz)

Our Organic Sencha Premium is certified by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of Japan. They are grown with only natural organic fertilizers and no agricultural chemicals or pesticides.

In Japan, we say "Daichi tono Kakutoh" to describe traditional organic farming. "Daichi tono Kakutoh" means that it takes a lot of time and great effort to grow organic green tea. There are only a few farmers that produce organic green tea in a small part of Kyoto. (For more information, click here.)

Although Japanese green tea is harvested two to four times throughout the year, we can realistically harvest high quality organic tea only once a year due to lack of nutrition caused by limited use of fertilizers. Many Organic Japanese green tea are harvested two to four times throughout the year, so unfortunately the taste and aroma are not excellent.

Our Organic Sencha Premium's tea leaves are sprouts that are small and soft and not fully-grown. The tea leaves are gathered when the tree has only three sprouts. It is said that because the sprouts are younger, the aroma and taste is much more mellow.
Generally speaking, it is difficult to bring out a mellow flavor and ideal astringent aroma from Organic Sencha. However this special tea has both of these characteristics, brought about by geographical features of the Ujitawara region in Uji, which is known as a central area of rare high grade Sencha production.

Long ago before modern agricultural chemicals and techniques, the best Sencha must have been similar in taste and aroma to this fine organic green tea.
Please enjoy the simple and traditional taste of our Organic Sencha Premium.

Price

US$24.00

Quantity

FREE INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING on all orders of US$36.00 or more.

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Features of This Tea

Mellow Aroma
Refreshing Aroma
Roasted Aroma
Sweetness
Flavor
  • 'Yabukita' Breed
  • Finished in the traditional Uji/Kyoto style

Customer Review

No. Author Country Rating Read Date Added
01. Christine Schneider Austria
567 11/17/2013
02. Ellie Ling United Kingdom
494 11/16/2013
03. Ashley Robinson Switzerland
650 08/28/2013
04. Russell Bailey United Kingdom
2313 08/26/2009
05. valeska nikolitsch Germany
2185 07/12/2009
06. Kenneth Gorlin United States
2053 06/17/2009
07. Michael Kerr United States
1899 05/04/2009
08. Thomas Smith United States
2187 06/24/2008
09. Tom McGowan United States
2038 05/30/2008
10. Jennifer Falzarano United States
2131 04/07/2008

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