Uejima Tea Farm: Wazuka Shincha Single Cultivar - Tsuyuhikari 50g


Size: 10g / 0.35 oz / May 2023
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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.

 

Product Info

  • Ingredients: Green tea
  • Cultivar: Tsuyuhikari
  • Harvest: Spring
  • RegionWazuka 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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