Grands Crus



Yabukita Fuji

Green tea from Shizuoka, Japan - Ichibancha 2023
An umami Grand Cru with marine and cut grass notes.
SafeTea™ *Inspected according to EU regulations on the plant-protection quality of food.
€36.00 €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 ichibancha is from Fujinomiya. It is harvested along the foothills of Mount Fuji, where the volcanic soil provides ideal conditions for growing tea plants. It is made from the renowned yabukita cultivar, creating the iconic fragrances of the finest spring senchas.

This spring tea reveals intense marine and cut grass notes which blend with fruity fragrances. This smooth and umami sencha is exceptionally balanced.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Shizuoka, 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

The tea is also delicious iced (30 mn at room temperature), or to infuse in contact with ice-cubes according to the Kooridashi method.

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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