This Ichibancha is grown from the soil of Izumi, Kagoshima, Japan. It is produced from the renowned Yabukita cultivar. Ichibancha are made from the first harvest of the year, and these teas are the most complex and highly sought-after.
This tea stands out thanks to its remarkable salty note, which complements its umami taste and lovely round texture.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Kagoshima, Japan
- Tea colour:
- Green tea
Appearance: beautiful large needles
Colour: dark green to light green
Notes: marine, iodine, butter
Notes: cooked vegetable, iodine
Notes: raw and cooked vegetable, seaweed, iodine
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.