Kanaya-Midori is a rare Japanese green tea cultivar that has limited distribution. The dried leaf smells grassy and milky, the taste is rich and robust with a pleasant astringency and underlying sweetness.
We recommend this tea especially to those who are looking for a rich and bold Sencha. The Kanaya-Midori’s unique characteristic goes very well western confectionery so can be enjoyed with your favorite candy.
This Sencha Kanaya-Midori is from the mountain village of Hoshino in Yame region where reputable tea estates are integral to village life.
First flush, medium steamed, Hoshino village,
4g (1 1/2tsp) / One cup / 80-70°C (176-158°F) /45-90sec / brew up to 3 times