A blend of first flush leaf harvests, the Cha no Ikedaya family green roasts these leaves from Yame, Fukuoka, to create a sweetened flavor close to a gyokuro. While not a competition grade tea leaf, it has nearly the same level of quality.
Name: Shincha Yame Fukamushi First Flush
Japanese name: 新茶、八女の上深蒸し茶、一葉摘
Ingredients: Green tea
Net weight: 50 grams
Harvest: April, 2016
Region: Yame, Fukuoka
Notes: Deep-steamed, first、 limited harvest
Name: Cha no Ikedaya
Type: 4th generation tea shop
Location: 1-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023, JAPAN
Visiting Shinjuku, Tokyo? Visit the Ikeda family shop!
To find this hole-in-the-wall shop, exiting the central west ticket gates, head left to the Odakyu lines, it is on the way. Click on map to enlarge.