This tea comes from a region that is renowned for its sencha production: Shizuoka. It is made by an expert farmer Mr. Shoji, who made it using the Yabukita cultivar. Its remarkably delicate leaves are a reliable sign of the tea's quality.
A balanced, complex Grand Cru with sweet vegetal notes and a silky texture. An expertly made tea!
- Shizuoka, Japan
- Tea colour:
- Green tea
Appearance: beautiful and large shiny needles
Colour: dark green with light tips
Notes: soft vegetal, delicate and fresh marine, butter
Notes: raw vegetable, fruity, light marine
Flavour: delicate umami
Notes: sweet vegetal, iodine (flat oyster of Cancale), fruity (white fruit)
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 90°C.
With the Kyusu / Shiboridashi by successive 1 minute infusions.
Grands Crus: savour the exceptional
Rare and ephemeral, teas identified as Grands Crus by Palais des Thés are the result of alchemy between a tea plant variety, its terroir and the talent of an artisan grower. Meticulously plucked, processed and sourced in the most respected tea gardens, our Grands Crus unveil unique flavours that reflect the refinement of their origins.