Grands Crus

SKU

3068A22

Organic Benitachiwase from Kagoshima

2022 New Season Japan Green Tea
A Grand Cru with intensely fruity, peach and apricot notes, gives this Japanese tea a unique character.

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  • Infusion Time 2'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 70°C - 160°F

  • Time of the day All day long

Description

This tea is made in Kagoshima, on the island of Kyushu. It is made using the Benitachiwase cultivar, which is a old variety registered in 1953. First flushes, otherwise known as Ichibancha, are renowned for their complexity.

This cultivar, as well as its intensely fruity, peach and apricot notes, gives this Japanese tea a unique character.

This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Kagoshima, Japan
  • Tea colour:
  • green tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set: 2' minutes in water heated to 70°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.

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