Tsukigase Sencha | Organic | 2020

月ヶ瀬 煎茶

A finely rolled medium-steamed (chūmushi) organic Sencha from the first harvest of the year in May 2020 grown and produced by Tsukigase Kenkō Chaen in Tsukigase, Nara.

DKK 130,00DKK 234,00

Description

Description | 詳細

Here we are quite far from typical modern Sencha parameters such as umami, seaweedy, and grassy notes. Instead, expect prominent vegetal sensations and a distinct minerality characteristic of Tsukigase Kenkō Chaen’s teas. The Sencha leaves have been allowed to grow completely uncovered, preserving a certain astringent edge to them, and they thus brew a refreshingly aromatic and vibrant green-yellowish tea with a very clean taste profile. Suitably also for experiments with higher brewing temperatures and brief steeping times.


The tea trees | 茶樹

Cultivar: blend of harvests from different tea fields dedicated to green tea production

Age: unknown

Elevation: 200-300 masl

Shade: none

Fertilisation: fallen leaves, straws, and other vegetation from local plant growth as well as non-GMO rapeseed oil cake

Cultivation method: certified organic (read more about organic and natural farming here)

Elevation: 200-300 masl

Production method | 製茶方法

Steaming: medium (chūmushi)

Hi-ire: none

Producer | 生産者

Tsukigase Kenkō Chaen 月ヶ瀬健康茶園

Origin | 産地

Tsukigase in Nara, Japan

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