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. Mary United States
50 07/04/2018
02. Rosanna United States
447 01/15/2018
03. Trym Norway
1459 04/04/2017
04. shail United States
1814 08/23/2016
05. Ken United States
2230 04/26/2016
06. Mitchell S Canada
3606 08/30/2015
07. kipchan Indonesia
3567 08/01/2015
08. gab Italy
3632 05/09/2015
09. Markus Pache Australia
4081 11/22/2014
10. Robert Johnson United Kingdom
4595 09/23/2013
11. Edwin Netherlands
4575 07/31/2013
12. Adrian Ianovici Romania
4275 06/01/2013
13. Suhel Singh India
4123 01/09/2013
14. Florian Maussner Germany
5037 03/20/2010
15. David Pearce Australia
4443 03/03/2010
16. Michael Thompson United States
4088 08/04/2008
17. Rafael A Strauss United States
4062 04/17/2008
18. Chip Creitz United States
4199 03/27/2008
19. Olivier Coclet France
4004 03/09/2007
20. Elspeth Dilley United Kingdom
3849 07/27/2006
21. Oliver Schuschner Costa Rica
4049 01/29/2006
22. John Outler United States
4514 02/26/2005

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