This is an Asamushi Sencha which means it is lightly steamed. The tea has large leaves that produce a yellowy liquor. The taste has a robust, rich, satisfying Umami with a slightly higher level of astringency that most other Sencha's. Grown in high mountain’s favorable climate that result in a tea with the premium leaves suitable for Asamushi's lightly steamed production method,
This Sencha is grown naturally on the steep slopes of the mountains along the Tenryu River system in the upper basin of the Tenryu River in northwestern Shizuoka prefecture.
First flush, Asamushi lightly steamed, Shizuoka
4g (2 tsp) / One cup / 80-70°C (176-158°F) /45-90sec / brew up to 3 times