Sencha Fukujyu ChaLoose Leaf Tea | Green
Sculptured strands artfully adorn. Iridescent and intricate, silks slide into place. Wraps a century old reveal ritual and reverence. Honor lives.
AROMA: Complex vegetal
PALATE: Nori, green softness
PURPOSE: Contemplate nature
One of Japan's most popular natural leaf teas - refreshingly sweet and grassy taste.
Estate grade green tea
Sencha Fukujyu Cha is harvested in the famous tea growing region of Shizuoka Prefecture, adjacent to the mountainous Fujiyama. Our blenders typically select Senchas from the shincha ("new tea") in late May. Top quality Senchas are harvested as young tender shoots every four or five days early in the season, and steamed for 20 seconds to denature the leaf enzymes and prevent fermentation.
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