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Mountain-grown Organic Native Sencha 2018

The Tea Crane

  • $1300

This tea is a high-quality sencha produced on organic farms, and is therefore both safe and unsullied: free of anything known to be unhealthy, and uncontaminated as to flavor. Consequently, it tastes as sencha really should.

This native cultivar has been growing in its present location high up in the mountains in Nara Prefecture, unmodified, for over half a century. It is distinguished by a gentle yet distinct sweetness on the palate.



Origin: Tsukigase, Nara, Japan (single estate).
FarmerFumiaki Iwata.
Cultivar: Nara native cultivar.
Harvest: Spring 2018.
Type: Mountain grown organic sencha green tea / loose leaf. 
Additional impressions: Toffee sweet; Hint of vanilla; Flowery fragrant.

Brewing Method
Measurements per person.

・Amount of tea :3g
・Water temperature:about 90℃
・Water amount:about 100㏄
・Steep duration:40~60 sec

Suggested no. of infusions: [3]
Brewing for a shorter time (40sec), but at a higher temperature (90~98℃) will release more of the tea's aroma, without releasing too harsh a bitterness.

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