A premium, shaded sencha from natural gardens surrounded by majestic volcanoes on the island of Kyushu, Japan. A late cultivar with a more pronounced sweetness that is often used to make gyokuro teas. It is lively and juicy with a pronounced sweetness and subtle sesame notes. Delicious brewed hot or cold.
Flavour notes: Fresh, green, toasty, juicy, sesame
location Makizono, Kirishima, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
harvest Ichibancha (Spring) 2022
time 1m – 90s – 3m +
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