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.
Sencha Yame Organic
This organic Sencha green tea comes from Mr. Iguchi Yozoru’s gardens in Kurogi village, near Yame. Taste wise, it presents the typical elegance of Kyushu Island’s (south of Japan) steamed teas.
Rich and dense, its emerald green infusion is quite intense. Herbaceous and marine aromas (kale, seaweed) are followed by a mineral presence reminiscent of seashells.
- Cultivar: Yabukita
- Producer: M. Iguchi Yorozu
- Altitude: 500m
- Date of harvest: May 10, 2019
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