This premium tea is made from only the first flush leaf of Yabukita, the agrotype described as a strong flavor. Pluckers carefully cut only young leaves and bud by scissors. This tea is a Fukamushicha (deep-steamed sencha) from Shizuoka prefecture.
1st. brew: produces intense green color. Very rich in umami, full-bodied mouthful, grassy sweet with an excellent astringent taste.
2nd. brew: very good balance of umami, sweetness and pleasant astringent taste with a refreshing after-note.
Amount of Tealeaves: 5g
Water Temperature: 70-80C (158-176F)
Amount of Water: 120ml (4oz)
Steep: 1-2 minutes
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