Its dry leaf is coarse and large, likely due to its late harvest in September. The color is black with bright red edges and silver-white buds, and is only kneaded minimally, maintaining a voluminous shape. After brewing its wet leaf produces a scarlet red color with faint green hue, and in its liquor it produces a yellow sirupy brown color.
・Origin: Gokasé, Miyazaki, Japan (single estate).
・Farmer: Akira Miyazaki.
・Harvest: 8 September, 2013.
・Type: Black tea / loose leaf.
・Additional impressions: Honey, Apricot, Bamboo grass scent in wet leaf; Pepper spicy; Rhubarb sour; Nettle; Tannins on the tongue; Milky; Lightly woody (wood chips); Reminiscent of Earl grey bergamot aroma; Fallen leaves in a wet autumn forest.
Measurements per person.
・Amount of tea ：4g
・Steep duration：90 sec.
Suggested no. of infusions: 
This tea’s flavor only weakens slightly with the 2nd and 3rd brew. Maintains flavor until 5th brew easily.