Made from the softest young leaf tips of the *First Flush of the season and medium steamed (Nakamushi). This delicate loose leaf Sencha tea has a lower caffeine catechin content (compared with later flushes) making it less bitter and astringent. It also has a higher content of amino acids (thiamine) which gives it a Full-bodied flavor and sweetness with a refreshing and invigorating scent of new leaves.
100 gram package (3.5 ounces)
Brew: This tea should be brewed for a short time between 70 and 80 degrees (Celsius).
Origin: Makinohara, Shizuoka, Japan
Harvest Season: 2019 (Shincha)
Ships From: Our shop in Chiba, Japan
*Please note that "First Flush" is from the current year (season). The "Current" season means the tea was harvested around the end of April or early May of the current year. (Our "First Flush" Shizuoka teas are available from around the second week of May of each year, and are stored under perfect conditions to keep the tea fresh until it is packaged and sold).