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Tarui Tea Farm: Organic Sencha Chouseiden

Tarui Family: Organic Sencha Chouseiden
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Note: Packages for most tea products will use Yunomi resealable bags or tins (with some exceptions where stated, click here to see info and photos).

The Tarui Family's Organic Sencha Chouseiden, meaning "long-life", utilizes Shizu 7132, a rare cultivar that provides a full-bodied, rich flavor balanced with sweetness. Only bud and first two leaves used. 

Product Info

  • Name: Organic Sencha Chouseiden
  • Japanese name: 有機長生殿
  • Ingredients: green tea
  • Cultivar: Shizu 7132
  • Cultivation & Processing Notes: Uses only the top bud and first two leaves (isshin niyou 一芯二葉)
  • Steaming: Fukamushi, deep-steamed
    • Harvest: May 2, 2017.
    • Region: Nearaicho, Shizuoka Prefecture

    STEEPING NOTES

    Consider also cold steeping or ice steeping (see Steeping Techniques).

    1st steeping

    Tea: 5 grams or 1 teaspoon. Time: 45-60 sec. Water: 70˚C/158˚F, 180-240 ml.

    2nd steeping

    Tea: same. Time: 10-20 seconds. Water: 80˚C/176˚F, 180-240 ml (about 1 cup).

    3rd steeping

    Increase time to 30-45 seconds or to desired strength.

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