Grands Crus



Sakimidori from Kobayashi

Green tea from Kagoshima, Japan - Ichibancha 2023
An umami Grand Cru with vanilla and vegetal notes.
SafeTea™ *Inspected according to EU regulations on the plant-protection quality of food.
€26.00 €1.00 / 100g

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  • Infusion Time 3'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 70°C - 160°F

  • Time of the day All day long


This Japanese Grand Cru comes from Kobayashi, which is located in the south of Japan, in Miyazaki Prefecture. This tea is made using the first flush of the year, and is produced from a rare cultivar called Sakimidori.

A spring tea with a velvety texture with vanilla and vegetal notes that bring to mind Japanese pastries. A delicious Grand Cru!

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Kobayashi, Japan
  • Tea colour:
  • Green Tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the teapot or the tasting set: 3 minutes in water heated to 160°F.

With the Kyusu or the Shiboridashi : 5 g / 10 cl

- 1st infusion: 160°F - 1 minute

- 2nd infusion: 160°F - instantaneous

- 3rd infusion: 180°F - 30 seconds

- 4th infusion (optional): 30 minutes in cold water

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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