Tea farmer Kuwazuru Sumiyoshi (Kuwazuru is his family name) is the only farmer to carry on this traditional method of shading tea leaves direct with straw. Warakake (literally "straw covered") is a deep-steamed sencha or fukamushicha from the Chiran Village in Kagoshima.
- Tea: 3-5 grams
- Time: 60-90 sec
- Water: 70C/160F, 200ml
- Resteep: 2-3 times
- Use cooler water for more sweetness and umami.
- See Yunomi.life/steep for more steeping techniques
- Ingredients: green tea
- Harvest: Spring
- Region: Chiran, Kagoshima
- Steaming: Deep steamed
- Name: Furuichi Seicha
- Location: 1296-1 Kawanabecho Nagata, Minamikyushu, Kagoshima, 897-0222 JAPAN
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