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

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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

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No. Author Country Rating Read Date Added
01. Granham Croatia
47 05/10/2024
02. Clayton Floyd United States
480 11/08/2023
03. SeanPGH United States
876 04/03/2023
04. tcolvr United States
1172 11/12/2022
05. Andrew United States
1893 12/05/2021
06. Scott C. United States
1998 08/26/2021
07. Katrin Nord-Varhaug Norway
3251 12/09/2020
08. Frederic NEUBAUER France
3326 04/16/2020
09. Sebastian Germany
3885 08/12/2019
10. Lawrence Buck United States
4307 02/18/2019

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