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  • Sencha is the traditional steamed green tea of Japan.

Japanese Sencha Green Tea - Organic

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Product Description

Our most popular Japanese green tea. Bold and sweet with hints of roasted flavours.   Sencha represents about 80% of Japans total tea production. The tea is picked relatively early in the tea harvesting season (early April to late May.)  Once brewed the tea is a pale yellow with the aroma of cooked vegetables. The taste is slightly sweet, earthy and light with a soft but long lasting aftertaste. The liquor is thick and coats your tongue almost instantly.

Region: Kirishima Mountain, Kagoshima, Japan.

Steeping Guide:

Teaware: Glass or ceramic Gaiwan

Amount: 3g /1½ teaspoons

Temperature: 80°c (176°F)

Steeping Time: 1 to 2 minutes for the first two steeps and 3 to 5 minutes for the third and fourth.

*These steeping directions are for a traditional Gong Fu style tea, if you are brewing this tea in a regular cup we recommend steeping for 2 – 3 minutes. This tea can also been steeped 4 times.

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