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Sencha Fukamushi Super Premium (40g/1.41oz)

Our Sencha Fukamushi Super Premium's tea leaves are "Saemidori" Breed. Though the "Saemidori" Breed has a noble sweet taste that is called 'Natural Gyokuro', it is rarely grown because it is a rare breed which is difficult to grow and requires high-maintenance.
We have finished these "Saemidori" breed tea leaves with Fukamushi, in order to bring out the maximum noble sweet taste of the "Saemidori" Breed.

The tea leaves used to make Sencha Fukamushi Super Premium are picked when the sprouts are small and soft and not fully-grown; when the tea tree has only three sprouts.

These "Saemidori" Breed tea leaves are picked when younger, and finished with Fukamushi in order to bring out its unique features, so that our Sencha Fukamushi Super Premium has a noble and mellow sweet taste, much like Gyokuro, and a refreshing aroma that unlike Gyokuro, is a feature of Sencha.

Even in Japan, tea leaves of this quality are difficult to find, so we are very pleased to be able to offer you Sencha Fukamushi Super Premium. We would like you to enjoy the unique mellow taste and excellent aroma that no other teas consistently have.




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Features of This Tea

Mellow Aroma
Refreshing Aroma
Roasted Aroma
  • 'Saemidori' Breed

Features of Sencha Fukamushi

Most harvested tea leaves are steamed for thirty seconds. This is the usual traditional Uji/Kyoto style. However one variety, 'Fukamushi' Sencha, is steamed for forty-five to sixty seconds.
'Fukamushi' means 'to steam heavily', and the tea leaves appearance is crumbled or broken apart into smaller pieces. Therefore 'Fukamushi' Sencha is more easily extracted than other teas, so it takes less time to brew a strong and flavorful cup of tea. It produces a light green color, unlike Basic Sencha's light yellow color. Also 'Fukamushi' Sencha has a more mellow taste than Basic Sencha.
'Fukamushi' Sencha is also suitable for Iced Sencha because it's quickly and easily extracted in hot or cold water and always makes a flavorful cup of tea.
And the nutritious constituent of tea leaves are easily extracted into cups.

Sencha Fukamushi is brewed in a shorter time than standard steamed Sencha (finished in the traditional Uji/Kyoto style). For a really tasty cup of tea, brew Sencha Fukamushi for 40 to 45 seconds.

Customer Review

No. Author Country Rating Read Date Added
01. Andriy United States
867 10/29/2018
02. John Maisonneuve United States
1264 04/07/2018
03. Eric Stackhouse Canada
2026 04/20/2017
04. Errol Phillips United States
1883 03/31/2017
05. Rosalie Bernstein United States
2190 02/02/2017
06. ken campbell Canada
2415 09/18/2016
07. David Waters Australia
2835 05/02/2016
08. hana-kikoh United States
4502 05/18/2015
09. Markus Pache Australia
4641 11/22/2014
10. Kristina Kuzina Switzerland
5256 08/17/2013
11. Balazs Szeleczky Hungary
4999 04/03/2013
12. Aki Mund Germany
4981 12/15/2012
13. Sarah Longo United States
4927 09/29/2012
14. Martine McManus United States
5319 04/25/2011
15. leclerc ludivine France
5533 08/14/2010
16. Jose Longoria III United States
5638 07/16/2010
17. Alexandre Amirizian Canada
5348 04/08/2010
18. gonzalez jose Spain
4619 03/17/2010
4725 01/27/2010
20. Meaghan Franey Canada
4318 01/25/2009
21. Margareta Dahlin Sweden
4582 10/27/2007
22. Karen Kletter United States
4480 05/15/2007
23. Tim Hancock United Kingdom
4574 09/06/2006
24. Danica Radovanov United States
4569 03/09/2006

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