Fukumidori cultivar kabusecha grown and processed by the Shimizu family of Suizawa Village in Mie Prefecture.
Name: Kabusecha Shaded Green Tea, Fukumidori
- Cultivation & Processing Notes
- Shaded for about 2 weeks
- Steaming: Regular Steaming
Harvest: May 21, 2017
Region: Suizawa Village, Yokkaichi City, Mie Prefecture
Consider also cold steeping or ice steeping (see Steeping Techniques).
Tea: 5 grams. Time: 2 minutes. Water: 50˚C/122˚F, 100 ml.
The low temperature allows you to enjoy the umami flavors first.
Tea: same. Time: 10-20 seconds. Water: 90˚C/194˚F, 200 ml.
The higher temperature brings out the more astringent flavors.
Increase time to 30-60 seconds or to desired strength.