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. Rosanna United States
8 01/15/2018
02. Trym Norway
969 04/04/2017
03. shail United States
1395 08/23/2016
04. Ken United States
1793 04/26/2016
05. Mitchell S Canada
3101 08/30/2015
06. kipchan Indonesia
3092 08/01/2015
07. gab Italy
3212 05/09/2015
08. Markus Pache Australia
3590 11/22/2014
09. Robert Johnson United Kingdom
4096 09/23/2013
10. Edwin Netherlands
4076 07/31/2013
11. Adrian Ianovici Romania
3948 06/01/2013
12. Suhel Singh India
3775 01/09/2013
13. Florian Maussner Germany
4716 03/20/2010
14. David Pearce Australia
4116 03/03/2010
15. Michael Thompson United States
3797 08/04/2008
16. Rafael A Strauss United States
3758 04/17/2008
17. Chip Creitz United States
3889 03/27/2008
18. Olivier Coclet France
3737 03/09/2007
19. Elspeth Dilley United Kingdom
3601 07/27/2006
20. Oliver Schuschner Costa Rica
3781 01/29/2006
21. John Outler United States
4154 02/26/2005

Current Reviews: 21 

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