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. Trym Norway
809 04/04/2017
02. shail United States
1237 08/23/2016
03. Ken United States
1651 04/26/2016
04. Mitchell S Canada
2907 08/30/2015
05. kipchan Indonesia
2893 08/01/2015
06. gab Italy
3075 05/09/2015
07. Markus Pache Australia
3417 11/22/2014
08. Robert Johnson United Kingdom
3932 09/23/2013
09. Edwin Netherlands
3883 07/31/2013
10. Adrian Ianovici Romania
3780 06/01/2013
11. Suhel Singh India
3626 01/09/2013
12. Florian Maussner Germany
4572 03/20/2010
13. David Pearce Australia
3967 03/03/2010
14. Michael Thompson United States
3674 08/04/2008
15. Rafael A Strauss United States
3651 04/17/2008
16. Chip Creitz United States
3750 03/27/2008
17. Olivier Coclet France
3620 03/09/2007
18. Elspeth Dilley United Kingdom
3498 07/27/2006
19. Oliver Schuschner Costa Rica
3660 01/29/2006
20. John Outler United States
4023 02/26/2005

Current Reviews: 20 

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