The Morita family's quality sencha is a result of 10 generations of tea farming. Like their Premium Sencha, Suiren (but with smaller leaves), this Sayama region green tea is can be steeped to be very astringent with a touch of umami (savoriness) using hot water, or with a great balance between astringency (shibumi) and umami savoriness using warm water.
THE NAME: KAKUREI 鶴齡
"The delicate crane", kakurei, is the mythical crane, a divine animal with the longevity of a thousand years, and a symbol of good fortune. More commonly known by the first character, tsuru 鶴, the crane evokes the magical, majestic power of nature.