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Tsukigase Kenkō Chaen: Tsukigase Yabukita Sencha, Naturally Grown

The Tea Crane: Yabukita Sencha - Gekkaku - 1
Tsukigase Kenkō Chaen: Tsukigase Yabukita Sencha, Naturally Grown
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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 Tea Crane's Description

This tea is a high-quality sencha produced on organic farms, and is therefore both safe and unsullied: free of anything known to be unhealthy, and uncontaminated as to flavor. Consequently, it tastes as sencha really should.

Although this variety has not in fact been grown under any semi-opaque, light-reductive, and heat-trapping covers, its flavor comprises that faint hint of humid soil which characterizes teas cultivated by that method. Not only will it reveal the true charm of sencha: sipping it will also afford a moment of utter peace.

Note: Since it is repacked by Yunomi, it loses its organic certification.

Product Info

  • Name: Tsukigase Yabukita Sencha
  • Ingredients: Certified organic green tea.
  • Cultivar: Yabukita cultivar
  • Harvest: Spring
  • Region: Tsukigase, Nara, Japan (single estate).
  • Notes: Grown without pesticides or fertilizers (only forest litter is used).
  • Additional impressions: Full body; Fresh cut grass; Little earthy.

Steeping Info

Measurements per person.

  • Tea: 3 grams
  • Water temperature: about 80˚C/176˚F degrees
  • Water amount: about 100 ml
  • Time: 40~60 sec

Producer Info

  • Farm Name: Tsukigase Kenkō Chaen
  • Farmer: Fumiaki Iwata
  • Type: Tea farm
  • Region: Tsukigase, Nara, Japan (single estate)
  • Provided by: Tea expert Tyas Huybrechts (The Tea Crane). Based in Osaka, Tyas is the first Belgian to become a certified Japanese Tea Instructor, and a licensed instructor in the Enshu School of Chado (The Way of Tea, aka "tea ceremony"). Address: 5-5-401 Kamiyamate-cho, Suita-shi, Osaka, JAPAN 565-0841.

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