From the rare Asanoka cultivar, this Sencha was produced by M. Kyouko Sata, in Kagoshima Prefecture on the warm island of Kyushu in Southern Japan.
Its infusion is rich and creamy, dominated by herbaceous notes, as its flavour develops nuances of vegetables (corn, spinach) dominate, its finish leaves a sweet and fresh taste much like eating a melon on a hot summer day.
- Cultivar: Asanoka
- Producer: M. Kyouko Sata
- Altitude: 500m
- Date of harvest: April 19, 2021
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