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2005
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Sencha - Hakuyo 60g (2.11oz)

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Very rare - white leaf Sencha, Hakuyo from Hoshino Village, Yame. Dried leaves smell like a hint of lemon grass – unique and very pleasant smell. The pale yellowish liquor tastes light sweetness and very low level of astringency. The liquor is thick and silky smooth. Umami is mild side and refreshing tastes lingering in the mouth after drink it. It is tasty and one of the kind Sencha, we highly recommend to try!

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There are two types of white leaf Sencha; the one produced in Shizuoka is blocking 99% of sunlight for approximately 2 weeks as results, tea leaves become yellowish-white and the level of Umami significantly increases.
Our white leaf Hakuyo is naturally grown under the sun in Yame region, Fukuoka. The naturally occurring mutation that turned the color of leaves yellowish-white. It takes at least 3 to 4 years to harvest by cutting propagation. Less than 10 farmers in Yam region cultivating this white leaf Sencha and very small amount of production. so this is very rare kind of Sencha .

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