The golden color of its needles is only the first surprise from this Japanese green tea from Shizuoka. Once infused, you'll find a yellow, velvet-textured liquor, with buttery and vegetable flavours (snow peas, corn).
While its delicacy will also take you by surprise, it definitely won't leave any Japanese tea enthusiasts indifferent.
A hidden gem!
- Cultivar: Yamabuki
- Producer: M. Sugiyama
- Altitude: 200m
- Date of harvest: April 27, 2022
Yamabuki: A Cultivar With Yellow Leaves
In Japan, almost eighty percent of the cultivars used for green tea production are Yabukita. This cultivar was developed in the mid-1950s and has been prominent in Japanese plantations ever since. Its
In Japan, almost eighty percent of the cultivars used for green tea production are Yabukita. This