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Kabusecha Surugawase

Product code: CSTV-131
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Produced by Asami Ito, the only woman producer in Shizuoka, this Kabusecha Surugawase shows an incredible vitamin concentration, like only the richest Japanese teas can offer. Dense bright green liquor promises an intense aromatic experience.

Steeped with care, this shaded tea reveals dominant notes of seaweed and flowers, backed up by buttery medicinal herbs tones. Packed with chlorophyll, a steeping session resembles eating Japanese seaweeds like mozuku or wakame.

  • Cultivar: Suruguwase
  • Altitude: 200m
  • Date of harvest: May 8, 2019
Teapot method
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
1
thermometer Temperature of infusion
75
lined-clock Infusion length
2 - 3 min
Senchado technique
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
2
thermometer Temperature of infusion
75
lined-clock Infusion length 1
15 - 30 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
5 - 10 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
10 - 15 sec
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Floral Fruity Wooded Earthy Spice Vegetal

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