Sencha Fukamushi (2 oz)
Sencha Fukamushi Green Tea | In Pursuit of Tea
 
This standout Japanese green tea is organically grown on a family-owned farm in Shizuoka, south of Mt. Fuji. The leaves are steamed longer than usual, a process known as fukamushi; this produces a coarser leaf shape, with fine particles, as the plant fibers are more softened. The resulting bright green liquor and sweet taste is also due to the yabukita cultivar, one of the most popular types used to make sencha.

The aroma is wonderfully fruity, with notes of fresh apple; the flavor, more rounded than a typical sencha, with a well-balanced finish. While we prefer it prepared with the traditional lower water temperature (170 F), this tea maintains sweetness even with boiling water.

$21.40
Country: Japan
Region: Shizuoka
Tasting Notes: fruity, apple, soft
Year of Production: Spring 2013

Stock Status:In Stock
Product Code: GJS32
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Description
 
A round, soft, bittersweet Japanese green tea.
Instructions
  • Start with your favorite spring or filtered water. Preheat the teaware. Use a large strainer basket to allow the leaves to open and release their flavor.
  • Temperature: 170 F Time: 1-2 minutes
    Amount: 3g / 6 oz serving = 1 teaspoon
  • Re-steep to make another cup. Play with the amount of tea, the water temperature, and steeping time to re-steep - rely on taste, not color. Get to know the tea!
  • For more about brewing tea, visit our Brewing Notes page.

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