Sencha (Japan)

Sencha green tea
Sencha green tea

Sencha (Japan)


This is an Ichibancha (the first harvest) Sencha. Finished in the traditional Uji/Kyoto style. Sencha is harvested three or four times a year. But with each harvest, the tea becomes slightly lower in quality. This is why the first flush, or Ichibancha, is the best and why we love this tea so much!

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Sencha contains more of the beneficial nutrient Catechin than other green teas, because it is grown in full sunlight, thus it becomes yellow-green in colour. Characteristics of this Sencha include a mellow taste, refreshing aroma and clean finish. This is a favourite green tea of ours and one that you will most certainly enjoy!

Flavour Profile: Sweet, Mellow, Slight Fruitiness

Dosing - 1 teaspoon ( 2-3grams) per 250ml of water

Brewing Temperature - 75-80°c 

Brewing time - 1 to 2min

Recommend additions - This tea is best enjoyed on its own

Size - 40 grams