Grands Crus



Sayamakaori Koyu Shincha

2021 New Season Japan Green Tea
A Grand Cru with vegetal, fruity and marine fragrances.
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  • Infusion Time 2'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 70°C - 160°F

  • Time of the day All day long


This Grand Cru comes to us from Koyu, in the east of the island of Kyushu. It is harvested in April, and is thus an Ichibancha (a tea taken from the first harvest of the year), an especially fresh and complex tea. It is produced using the Sayamakaori cultivar.

A Shincha characterised by a round and thick texture, which supports vegetal, fruity and marine fragrances.

In order for this tea to develop its full aromatic complexity, multiple infusions should be performed in a Kyusu or a Shiboridashi. It is also possible to prepare it as an iced tea (infusion with ice cubes).

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Miyazaki, 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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