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. Sebastian Thailand
324 08/12/2019
02. Lawrence Buck United States
931 02/18/2019
03. Mary United States
1305 07/04/2018
04. Rosanna United States
1818 01/15/2018
05. Trym Norway
2971 04/04/2017
06. shail United States
3268 08/23/2016
07. Ken United States
3746 04/26/2016
08. Mitchell S Canada
5309 08/30/2015
09. kipchan Indonesia
5139 08/01/2015
10. gab Italy
5171 05/09/2015
11. Markus Pache Australia
5626 11/22/2014
12. Robert Johnson United Kingdom
5883 09/23/2013
13. Edwin Netherlands
5769 07/31/2013
14. Adrian Ianovici Romania
5306 06/01/2013
15. Suhel Singh India
5243 01/09/2013
16. Florian Maussner Germany
6088 03/20/2010
17. David Pearce Australia
5528 03/03/2010
18. Michael Thompson United States
5026 08/04/2008
19. Rafael A Strauss United States
5058 04/17/2008
20. Chip Creitz United States
5297 03/27/2008
21. Olivier Coclet France
4960 03/09/2007
22. Elspeth Dilley United Kingdom
4763 07/27/2006
23. Oliver Schuschner Costa Rica
4892 01/29/2006
24. John Outler United States
5424 02/26/2005

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