Kaneta Ota Tea Garden: Micro batch Sencha, Single Cultivar Saemidori

Size: 50g / 1.76 oz / Gift can (black)
Harvest Year: 2022

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JPY ¥6,980 JPY ¥7,980

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A single cultivar, single estate ultra micro batch (sub 10kg) carefully picked by the Kaneta Ota Tea Garden and processed into light steamed sencha or asamushicha. Cultivar: Saemidori. 

Growing tea on the steep hills of the Tenryu region in Western Shizuoka for over 50 years, tea farmer Ota Masataka is a master farmer and tea craftsman, producing award winning teas sought after by tea connoisseurs throughout Japan. 


Steeping Recommendation - Warm Water Steeping

    • 1st Steeping - Tea: 5g. Time: 2 min. Water: 60C/140F degrees, 100 ml.
    • 2nd Steeping - Time: 10 sec. Water: 70C/158F degrees, 100 ml.
    • 3rd+ Steeping - Time: 30 sec. Water:
  • 70C/158F degrees, 200 ml.


Product Info

  • Ingredients: Green tea
  • Cultivar: Saemidori
  • Harvest: Spring
  • Farm: Kaneta Ota Tea Garden
  • Refinement: Maruyama Tea
  • Packing: Yunomi
  • Region: Tenryu, Shizuoka, Japan
  • Steaming: Light

Kaneta Ota Tea Garden

Included among the 130+ awards that Ota Masataka, the tea garden master, has won over the years, are the Emperor's Cup awarded as a special honor to the country's top farmers, and the top National Tea Competition Minister's Award...3 years straight from 2017 - 2019 in the 4kg Sencha category.

Kaneta Ota Tea Garden Awards

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