Utilizing early budding cultivars, this is an Ohashiri - (literally "big run"...as in run fast to the fields to pick the leaves!). As a shincha or new tea, this is a limited edition version of Osada Tea's Irokamai (A Dance of Color and Aroma).
Processed as Fukamushi, or deep steamed tea, for a rich, fresh spring flavor.
For more steeping tips including cold steeping and ice steeping, please see Yunomi's steeping guides.
Tea: 5 grams. Time: 60 seconds. Water: 70C/158F, 200 ml. Resteep 2-3 times. Cold steeping also recommended.
- Ingredients: Green tea
- Cultivar: Saemidori, tsuyuhikari, ooiwase, etc.
- Harvest: Spring
- Region: Northern regions of Morimachi Village, Shizuoka
About Osada Tea
Established in 1948, Osada Tea is an award winning producer and wholesaler of Japanese tea, focusing on organic tea production, and working closely with the farmers of the Isagawa Tea Agriculture Cooperative in Haruno Village, Tenryu Region of Shizuoka.
4th generation tea master, Osada Natsumi, holds 8th-dan rank of tea appraisal, is registered as a Japanese Tea Instructor, and was Champion of the 58th National Tea Appraisal competition.