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Japanese Sencha Triune Tea Bags Individually Wrapped - No.51

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Japanese Sencha Triune Tea Bags Individually Wrapped - No.51

Awarded 3 stars at the 2016 Great Taste Awards, these luxury Japanese Sencha Supreme teabags impart an outstanding flavour and fresh aroma.

Also Available as  Loose Leaf Tea. CLICK HERE

Price:  £20.25(VAT Free)
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SKU:  TTMSJSTE50

Tea Story

About the tea 
This finest quality Sencha Supreme green tea from Ise Bay in Mie Prefecture, Japan is our most revered, award-winning tea. Our exquisite Japanese Sencha Supreme Tea Triunes were awarded the coveted three-star ranking at the 2016 Guild of Fine Food’s Great Taste Awards. The supreme quality of this exquisite tea is delicately cultivated by our exceptionally talented Japanese tea farmers, whose tea expertise has been passed from generation to generation for over 800 years.

Our Japanese Sencha Supreme green tea imparts a mellow sweetness, perfectly balanced by a mild and refreshing astringency and delicate umami notes. The fresh sea breeze of the bay area is reflected in the tea’s complex flavour and intoxicating aroma.

About the tea bags
Our luxury Supreme Sencha triune tea bags are the perfect way to enjoy the flavours of fine loose leaf tea but escape the hassle of loose leaf tea making. Our spacious plastic free tea bags give you the perfect infusion, and all of our tea bags are 100% biodegradable.

Information for tea connoisseurs
Sencha green tea is the most popular tea in Japan, representing about 80 percent of Japanese tea production. The Japanese enjoy Sencha hot in the cooler months of winter and chilled during the hot months of summer.
We work very closely with our Japanese tea farmers to ensure that only the most exceptional and high-quality tea leaves end up in your teacup. Supreme Sencha is grown in full sunlight and is delicately handpicked by skilled tea farmers. When producing Japanese Sencha green tea, the leaves are not ground as with other teas.  It is slightly steamed to prevent oxidization of the leaves. Then, the leaves are rolled, shaped, and dried. This step creates the customary, thin and cylindrical shape of the tea leaf which has a very fine and fragile structure. Finally, after drying, the leaves are fried to aid in their preservation and to add flavour.

 

The Great Taste Awards

The Tea Makers of London were awarded 15 stars at the 2016 Great Taste Awards.

What are The Great Taste Awards?

The Great Taste Awards are organised by the Guild of Fine Food. The awards are the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink. It has been described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world and the ‘epicurean equivalent of the Booker prize’. Quite simply, the Great Taste logo is a sign of trustworthy, consistent, high-quality food and drink.

What do the stars mean?

★★★ Exquisite. Wow! Taste that!                ★★ Outstanding!                  ★ Simply delicious!

 

Region & Time of Harvest

This tea is harvested from July to August in Ise Bay in Mie Prefecture, Japan.

 

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance

    Long needle like leaves mixed with matcha powder

  • Aroma

    Fresh grass and smell of the sea

  • Flavour

    Mild and refreshing with a gently sweet aftertaste and grassy notes

  • Colour

    Subtle green hue

 

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