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Organic Japanese Kocha Black Tea


Product Description

'Kocha' is the Japanese word for red tea, is a relatively new type of tea being produced in Japan which predominately produces green tea. Our kocha has a sharp, full bodied taste that finishes off with a slightly sweet, floral and nutty note with low astringency. The infusion is a deep, amber-red colour.


Region: Yakushima, Kagoshima, Japan


Steeping Guide:

Teaware: Glass or ceramic Gaiwan

Amount: 3g /1½ teaspoons

Temperature: 100°c (212°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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