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Kamairicha from Gokase, Minekaori cultivar

Kamairicha from Gokase, Minekaori cultivar
Kamairicha from Gokase, Minekaori cultivar
Kamairicha from Gokase, Minekaori cultivar
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Kamairicha from Gokase, Minekaori cultivar
Product rating: 5 out of 5 with 1 ratings 1

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Type of tea : Kamairicha
Origin : Gokase, Nishi-Usuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture
Cultivar : Mine-Kaori
Harvest : May 2016

Mine Kaori is a kama-iri cha cultivar native to Miyazaki Prefecture. This is exactly where, in the mountains, we find Gokase, famous for its kama-iri cha plantations, and the organic farm of Mr. Miyazaki.

The typical fragrances of Kamairicha come out very clearly with this tea: roasted chestnuts and sweet potatoes. The scent is very heartwarming, completely different from that of steamed Japanese green teas.

The liquor has no astringency, but body in the mouth and flavours clearly recalling that of the roasted chestnuts in the fragrance. Despite its strength, this tea remains smooth and airy. The aftertaste is powerful, sweet, with umami, and it is also very long.

This Mine Kaori cultivar tea from Gokase is a very fine typical Kamairicha, highly successful.

 

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