2024 Sencha First Flush: Okumidori - 12 days shaded

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Cultivated variety: Okumidori
Shading period: 12 days
Cultivation method: Pesticide-free
Harvest season: Spring / 1st flush

The "Okumidori" tea variety accounts for approximately 3% of the national tea production. It is known for its well-balanced flavor with minimal astringency. This new sencha has been shaded for a rare and extended period of 12 days.

【A smooth and gentle Umami】

Taste-wise, it offers a smooth and gentle umami with very light bitterness. Brewing it with hot water won't result in any astringency, making it a perfect choice for those who are not fond of the bitterness often associated with green teas.

【Long-Term Shaded Sencha】 

 By comparing with other sencha shaded for a shorter period, you can experience the difference in flavors achieved through shading method. 【New】Shaded Sencha Comparison Set (shaded 0, 14, 25days)


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.
  • (Watch how to brew the tea)