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. Katrin Nord-Varhaug Norway
438 12/09/2020
02. Frederic NEUBAUER France
847 04/16/2020
03. Sebastian Germany
1256 08/12/2019
04. Lawrence Buck United States
1849 02/18/2019
05. Mary United States
2223 07/04/2018
06. Rosanna United States
2828 01/15/2018
07. Trym Norway
4021 04/04/2017
08. shail United States
4266 08/23/2016
09. Ken United States
4794 04/26/2016
10. Mitchell S Canada
6445 08/30/2015
11. kipchan Indonesia
6269 08/01/2015
12. gab Italy
6171 05/09/2015
13. Markus Pache Australia
6662 11/22/2014
14. Robert Johnson United Kingdom
6910 09/23/2013
15. Edwin Netherlands
6770 07/31/2013
16. Adrian Ianovici Romania
6154 06/01/2013
17. Suhel Singh India
6205 01/09/2013
18. Florian Maussner Germany
7025 03/20/2010
19. David Pearce Australia
6419 03/03/2010
20. Michael Thompson United States
5803 08/04/2008
21. Rafael A Strauss United States
5918 04/17/2008
22. Chip Creitz United States
6186 03/27/2008
23. Olivier Coclet France
5734 03/09/2007
24. Elspeth Dilley United Kingdom
5560 07/27/2006
25. Oliver Schuschner Costa Rica
5683 01/29/2006
26. John Outler United States
6207 02/26/2005

Current Reviews: 26 

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