Renowned tea master and farmer Uejima Noriyasu in the famous tea producing region of Wazuka Village, Kyoto Prefecture, has crafted this single cultivar (single estate & single field) sencha available only at the start of the year in spring. It is considered shincha, meaning "new tea", for a few months following harvest, and being sold on Yunomi.life while supplies last.
- Ingredients: Green tea
- Cultivar: Saemidori
- Harvest: Spring
- Region: Wazuka Village, Kyoto Prefecture
About Tea Farmer: Noriyasu Uejima
Noriyasu Uejima is a hard working and humble tea master. In the 90+ year old tea tasting competition held in Kyoto, he is the only winner to ever achieve a perfect score. Cultivating and processing some of Kyoto's finest teas, the Ritz Carlton Hotel of Kyoto features his teas in their line up for guests. He is the 5th generation master farmer carrying on a tradition that dates back to the mid-19th century when his ancestor started the Uejima family as a branch family of an even older main family. The farm also operates the Wazuka Village's Wazuka Cha Cafe.
Please read more about Uejima-san and get to know this amazing tea farmer better through an interview that was posted in February 2021. Enjoy!
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