2021 Sencha First Flush: Okumidori - Somada

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Cultivated variety: Okumidori 
Shading period: 0-16 days

Harvested from our Somada fields in Wazuka, our Okumidori is known to possess a flavour profile that is perfectly balanced between umami and bitterness. The natural sweetness of this variety is further emphasised by its deep jade green colour when brewed.

This year however, due to the extreme frost, we consciously decided to stagger the shading process according to the growth speed of the tea shoots. The unique flavour profile crafted is a result of shading these young tea shoots for a period of 0 to 16 days.

If you've previously enjoyed our Okumidori as a Matcha, we're pleased to let you know that even as sencha, the smooth yet keen umami is bound to hypnotise you.

Additional Information:

  • 40 g / 1.41 oz. Approximately 10 servings; please note that each serving can be brewed up to three times using water of different temperature levels.
  • Cultivation method: Pesticide-free.