This cup was designed by the Camellia Sinensis team in partnership with a ceramic workshop in Taiwan. Made of porcelain, the pure white glazed interior finish is perfect to enhance the colour of the liquor of either an entire gaiwan infuson or a shared teapot. An elegant everyday accessory with its pleasing curves and practical size.
Yunomi Cup | Tsubaki
In Japanese, Yunomi simply means a "cup for tea". The people are fond of green tea, the cups have been thought out to optimize tasting this tea family though are still beneficial for other teas.
In fact, in addition to being ergonomic, the elongated shape helps keep the tea hot longer.
With easy to appreciate aesthetic details, the country of origin of this object is revealed at first sight.
Diameter of the opening: 8 cm
Height: 8.5 cm
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This Sencha green tea is a must in our selection, and also one of our best sellers.
Produced by the Morishita brothers at Isagawa tea farming cooperative in Shizuoka, it sets high the Japanese standards for highly drinkable, daily type green teas.
Lively in taste and showcasing the intense herbal aromas expected from this tea family, this tea also boasts distinct fruity notes as its signature style. A warm, nutty finish rounds up its very complete profile.