This Japanese Sencha comes to us from a recently discovered and very gifted producer in Fukuoka, on the island of Kyushu. This limited edition is a perfect alternative to your regular green tea.
This is a unique lot of Japanese green tea was carefully plucked and processed on the island of Kyushu, in the Yame prefecture of Fukuoka. The expertise of this new producer has made this year's Sencha a favourite of the team.
The mountain of Shan Lin Xi is steep and imposing, highly exposed to the natural elements. Its wild character seems to be reflected in the tea produced in this region.
Over the years, wulongs from Dong Ding Mountain have made quite a name for themselves.
Here is a green tea from Shizuoka in Japan, from a cultivar we are very fond of, the Sakimidori.
Brought back from the mountains in Nantou region (Taiwan), this pearl shaped green wulong is one of today’s most popular industry standards.
This First Class, award-winning wulong is one of the last one hundred teas in its category from the 6000 lots presented this year at the Luku contest.
This high mountain wulong tea was harvested from Mr. Chang Fu Chin’s garden, located on the slopes of the ‘Pear Mountain' (Li Shan) at over 2000 m.
From the famous mountain Dong Ding and cooked in the traditional way on wood charcoal, this tea has a nice mix of dark leaves.
Harvested in the vicinity of Dong Ding, this wulong tea benefits from the presence of Jacobiasca formosana in the tea gardens, a small leafhopper that sparks a hormonal reaction in the plant by biting its leaves.
Planted in around 1875 in the Mucha region, this wulong is unique to the Taiwanese archipelago. M. Gao presents his marvellous version of the Iron Goddess of Mercy (Tie Guan Yin).