Japanese Sencha Green Tea

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(50p per cup)

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A remarkably complex and deep Sencha from Shizuoka, Japan.

Crafted by Moriuchi-san - one of the most revered tea-masters in Japan on his 200 year old tea garden. The tea is crafted on this tiny estate by Moriuchi-san with his wife and daughter.

This tea goes wonderfully with sweet and savoury food. You might try this tea with buttery shortbread or oily fish like salmon.

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19 October 2018
Karina
Truly exceptional

I’ve been trying all the different teas from this wonderful company for years now, and enjoy them all. However I’ve now got my firm favourites, and of these favourites this is my winner. A truly exceptional tea which I originally intended to save for special occasions but now find myself enjoying most days!

Japanese Sencha Green Tea
Japanese Sencha Green Tea
Japanese Sencha Green Tea
Japanese Sencha Green Tea

Tasting Notes

A rich mouthfeel with bright buttery notes of asparagus.

Quantity

Use 2g of tea per 150ml of water. 

Temperature

For the optimum infusion use 60 - 70°C (140 - 158°F) water.

Time

Infuse for 45 - 90 seconds, tasting regularly.

Infusions

You can infuse this tea at least twice.  With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.

Cost Per Cup

50p per cup based on 2g of tea per 150ml of water and 2 infusions.

Origin & Craft

Located between Uchimaki and Miwa Village in Shizuoka, the Moriuchi Tea Garden has been around since the Edo period. The tea is grown and harvested by husband and wife Yoshio and Masumi Moriuchi.

The gardens are steep and rich, surrounded by forests.  Indeed so precipitous is the incline Mr Moriuchi has built a small monorail to lift them up, and the tea down, from the steepest slopes. They have converted the land to organic farming and our senchas are hand picked and handcrafted.

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