Japanese Sofu Sencha Green Tea

Regular price £31.99
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A top grade "Sofu" (Blue Wind) sencha from the Moriuchi farm in Shizuoka prefecture, Japan.

This tea is crafted from a new Japanese varietal first planted 8-10 years ago and now reaching perfect maturity.  It has the scent of a new wind moving through the forest - the fresh, clean wind of Spring.

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

Tasting Notes

It starts with a wonderfully silky, grassy flavour and then reveals surprising citrus notes of grapefruit and lemon. Later the flavour becomes more vegetal with a smooth buttery mouthfeel leading to muscat grapes, lychee and the floral aromas of honeysuckle.

Quantity

We recommend infusing 2g of tea per 150ml of water.

Temperature

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

(Although uou might want to try as low as 37°C for the first infusion and raise the temperature 10°C for each subsequent steep.)

Time

Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly.

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