Sencha Premium (100g/3.53oz)

Sencha contains more of the beneficial nutrient catechin than other green teas, because it is grown in full sunlight, thus it becomes yellowish green in colour. Sencha tastes gently astringent and smells wonderfully fresh.

Sencha Premium is one of the high-quality green teas available, being carefully selected from Uji Sencha.

Our Sencha Premium's tea leaves are sprouts that are small and soft and not fully-grown. They are difficult to find even in Ichibancha (the first pick of the year). Although generally the best time to gather tea leaves is when the tea tree has five sprouts, our Sencha Premium's tea leaves are gathered when the tea tree has only three sprouts. It is said that because the sprouts are younger, Sencha Premium's aroma and taste is much more mellow and refreshing.

This item is grown at Ujitawara known for producing highest grade Sencha, located in mountain ravines, with mineral-rich soil. The misty climate, sloping hills, warm days and cool nights create the excellent mellow flavor and ideal astringent aroma of Sencha Premium. They are the typical features of tea leaves produced in the Ujitawara. The geography is challenging for farmers but ideal for tea trees.

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. gab Italy
113 05/09/2015
02. Markus Pache Australia
371 11/22/2014
03. Robert Johnson United Kingdom
866 09/23/2013
04. Edwin Netherlands
848 07/31/2013
05. Adrian Ianovici Romania
851 06/01/2013
06. Suhel Singh India
975 01/09/2013
07. Florian Maussner Germany
2190 03/20/2010
08. David Pearce Australia
1857 03/03/2010
09. Michael Thompson United States
2356 08/04/2008
10. Rafael A Strauss United States
2268 04/17/2008

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