Very rare and exquisite white leaf Sencha, Hakuyo from Hoshino Village, Yame region. A very fresh green tea scent and a touch of flowery fragrance in dried tea leaves gives a very pleasant aroma.
The pale yellowish liquor tastes lightly sweet and has a very low level of astringency. The liquor is thick and silky smooth. Umami is provided in the mild and refreshing tastes lingering in the mouth after drinking This is a tasty and one-of-a-kind Sencha, we highly recommend giving it a try.
This white leaf Hakuyo is naturally grown under the sun. It has a naturally occurring mutation that turns the color of leaves yellowish-white. It takes at least 3 to 4 years to harvest by cutting propagation. Less than 10 farmers in the region are cultivating this white leaf Sencha which results in very small production and makes this a rare kind of Sencha.
First flush, Yame
4g (1 1/2tsp) / One cup / 70-80°C (158~176°F) /2 -1 min / brew up to 3 times.