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Obubu #04: Sencha of the Earth, Spring Green Tea

Sencha of the Earth
Obubu #04: Sencha of the Earth, Spring Green Tea
Obubu #04: Sencha of the Earth, Spring Green Tea
Obubu #04: Sencha of the Earth, Spring Green Tea
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Balancing sweetness with bitterness, the Sencha of the Earth or 大地の煎茶, was named because it comes from zairai tea plants over 30 years old.

"Zairai" refers to plants grown from seeds taken from plants in existence before the recognition of specific cultivars. The name literally means "coming from existing (plants)"

The strength of these plants is simply amazing, and we can feel the power of the earth as we drink it. Grown on northwest facing slopes near the Wazuka River.


FLAVOR GUIDE

SWEETNESS
★★★
BITTERNESS
★★★★★
FRAGRANCE
Contains the strength of the earth
BREWED LEAVES
★★★★ - Yummy!

HEALTH INFO

Catechin
★★★
Theanine
★★★
Caffeine
★★★★
Vitamin C
★★★★
Chlorophyll
★★★
The above info are relative estimations based on cultivation and processing methods. They may also be affected by the steeping technique used, by storage conditions, etc.

PRODUCT INFO

NAME
Sencha of the Earth
INGREDIENTS
100% aracha from Wazuka, Kyoto
TEA PLANT
Standard plants, about 30 years old
HARVEST PERIOD
mid-May
CULTIVATION NOTES
Open air (uncovered)
PROCESSING NOTES
light steaming (about 20 seconds)
PRODUCER
Akihiro Kita, President, Kyoto Obubu Tea Plantations

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