Beneath the delicate glaze, the density of this clay makes it ideal for serving high temperature teas.
Kyusu | Kuri Iro
This plum color Kyusu of beautiful simplicity.
In addition to offering a comfortable grip thanks to its side handle, the fine-mesh filter easily holds in the finest leaves.
Its small capacity is perfect for brewing with the senchado technique.
Diameter of the opening: 7 cm
Height: 6 cm
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Grown and processed in the region of Uji in Japan, this green "shade-tea" is of great finesse. Shade structures which block up to 70% of the light are placed over the tea plants two weeks before harvest in order to soften the leaves and increase the chlorophyll concentration.
From an organic culture on Kyushu Island, this tea is produced by pan-fried method (kamairi), instead of the conventional Japanese method of steaming. This style of transformation gives a particular balance between bitterness and sweetness, exempt from the typical astringency found in Sencha style teas.