Grands Crus



Yutakamidori from Kagoshima

Green tea from Kagoshima, Japan - Ichibancha 2023
A refreshing, balanced and refined Grand Cru with vegetal and iodine notes.
SafeTea™ *Inspected according to EU regulations on the plant-protection quality of food.
€28.00 €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 Grand Cru is made in Kagoshima prefecture, on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan. This Sencha is made from the yutakamidori cultivar, which is highly reputed for its balanced notes.

This spring tea reveals powerful vegetal and iodine notes, supported by a delicately powdered texture.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Kagoshima, 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 Yutakamidori from Kagoshima is also delicious iced (30mn at room temperature), or infused in contact with ice-cubes.

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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