SHIZUOKA KAWANE SENCHA
Category: Green Tea
Origin: JAPAN, Shizuoka Prefecture, Kawane Town.
Quantity: 30g per pack
Harvest: Spring (May)
Kawane-cho 川根町 is an old town located on the Oi River and is one of the most famous prestigious location for the production of high-quality mountain teas, mostly Sencha.
The road to Kawane is picturesque and beautiful. Located just south of the splendid mountains of the Japanese Southern Alps, the mountains climate provides high rainfall, cool nights and fog. The soil is porous and aerated. The tea plantations in question have a slight slope, providing a good irrigation.
This particular tea is made from a unique non registered Cultivar Mirai みらい named after the daughter of the producer and literally meaning “future”
The craft is of good quality, composed of long round and flat needles.
This tea is light, slightly nutty, the bitterness is perceptible but controlled. This tea elegant tea will be appreciated by the connoisseurs.
4g (0.14oz) of leaves per serving
80ml of water at 70°C (158°F) per serving
First brew: 50 seconds
Subsequent brews: 10-15 seconds