- Ingredients: Green tea
- Cultivar: Shuntaro
- Harvest: March 26, 2023
- Shading: Approximately 10 days
- Green roasting: 82-85C for 100 minutes
- Region: Tanegashima Island, Kagoshima
- Steaming: Regular
About Tanegashima Island, Kagoshima Prefecture
Tanegashima Island is a small Japanese island located in the southwestern region of the country, known for its rich history and natural beauty. The island is renowned for being the site of Japan's first contact with firearms and Western culture, as well as being a launch site for rockets and space exploration. With its stunning beaches, lush forests, and diverse wildlife, Tanegashima Island has become a popular destination for tourists seeking a unique and unforgettable experience in Japan.
Because if it’s southern latitude, tea fields on the island are some of the earliest to be harvested in Japan, with the first harvest occurring at the end of March.
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