Japanese Sencha Green Tea - No.51

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 Japanese Sencha Green Tea - No.51Japanese Sencha Green Tea - No.51 

Japanese Sencha Green Tea - No.51

Sencha tea imparts a grassy, sweet and mildly astringent flavour. It is one of the most well-loved teas in Japan and has various health benefits.

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SKU:  TTMJSGTAS050

Tea Story

Sencha is the most popular tea in Japan, representing about 80 percent of Japanese tea production. The Japanese enjoy Sencha hot in the cooler months and chilled during the months of summer.

Sencha tea imparts a delicate yellowish-green liquor that has a grassy, sweet and mildly astringent flavour. It is one of the most well-loved teas in Japan and has various health benefits.

Ingredients - Pure Japanese green tea.

Health benefits - Particularly rich in vitamin C, this tea is a very healthy choice. 

Information for tea connoisseurs

Ise Bay in Mie Prefecture, Japan has been producing high-quality tea over 800 years.

When producing Japanese Sencha green tea, the leaves are not ground as with other teas. It is slightly steamed to prevent oxidisation of the leaves. Then, the leaves are rolled and shaped. This step creates the customary, thin and cylindrical shape of the tea leaf which has a very fine and fragile structure. Finally, the leaves go through hot-air drying to reduce the moisture content, which allows long term preservation and to capture the distinctive flavour. 

The flavour of the tea develops during the different season of the year. The First Flush, spring picked Sencha is considered to be the most delicious and fine version of the tea. The flavour also varies from region to region. We work very closely with the producers of this tea and import only the very best quality Sencha.

Ingredients: Japanese green tea

 

Interested in green teas? Take a look at our Green Teas Explained blog post.

 

Region & Time of Harvest

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

 

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance

    Deep green smaller broken needle like leaves

  • Aroma

    Fresh grass and smell of the sea

  • Flavour

    A grassy and sweet flavour with a light, umami astringency

  • Colour

    Subtle green hue

 

Brewing Guidance

Customer Reviews
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Rating:  
Very good Sencha
Thursday, 27 December 2018  |  Thierry

Tr鑚 bon sencha au quotidien.

 

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Rating:  
A great tea experience
Wednesday, 26 December 2018  |  Philippa

Easy to order, quick to arrive & good value. So all in all a great tea experience. Thank you.

 

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Rating:  
Tasty tea
Sunday, 23 December 2018  |  Lucie

Good quality and tasty tea

 

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Rating:  
Full of strength and taste
Friday, 21 December 2018  |  Paul

Full of strength, taste and aroma.

 

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Rating:  
Good quality tea, lovely packaging
Monday, 17 December 2018  |  Attya

Good quality tea.. lovely packaging. Jst a little bit pricey

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