Tea Tasting Set – Japan 3

¥2,000

This is a premium tea tasting set of three types of the most common Japanese green teas: Sencha, Fukamushicha, and Hojicha from Shizuoka. All of them are single-origin and Ichibancha, tea harvested in spring. 

 

We recommend this tasting set not only to Japanese tea lovers, but also to those who are new to Japanese tea.

 

  1. Sencha Sofu  

 

  1. Fukamushicha Tsuyuhikari  

Received Jury’s Special Award at Nihoncha Award 2019 

  1. Fukamushi Hojicha Yabukita  

 

Size: 30g/1oz(1 bag or 2 bags of 15g/05oz)

1 in stock

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1.Sencha Sofu

Sofu is a rare tea cultivar which has a unique aroma like jasmine.

Tea leaves of this Sofu grew on a steep tea plantation at 350 meters/1,150 ft.  above sea level, where a sea of clouds spreads out below. Jiro Katahira, a young and passionate tea farmer, carefully made this beautiful tea using small, old-fashioned machines.

Tea Type: Sencha(short steamed)

Cultivar: Sofu

Cross between Shizu-Inzatsu and Yabukita 

Origin: Ryougochi, Shizuoka Prefecture

Manufacturer: Jiro Katahira

Harvest: 2020

 

Sweetness  ★★★☆☆

Astringency ★★★☆☆

Body             ★★☆☆☆

Aroma          ★★★★☆

 

2.Fukamushicha Tsuyuhikari 

This is a full-bodied tea with a bright emerald green color, a low bitterness, and a sweet flavor. The tea leaves for this tea grew in the Makinohara plateau, the birthplace of Fukamushicha. 

Tea Type: Fukamushicha

Cultivar: Tsuyuhikari

Cross between Asatsuyu and Shizu7132

Origin: Kanaya, Shizuoka Prefecture

Manufacturer: MARUMO MORI

Harvest: 2020

 

Sweetness   ★★★☆☆

Astringency  ★★☆☆☆

Body             ★★★★☆

Aroma          ★★☆☆☆

 

3.Fukamushicha Hojicha

Received Jury's Special Award at Nihoncha Award 2019 

This roasted Fukamushicha has a thicker texture and more umami, savory sweetness than the other two.

Murata-san from Kanaya, a well-known producing area of Fukamushicha, started making this unique Hojicha in 2019. In the same year, this tea received an award in Nihoncha Award.

 

Tea Type: Hojicha

Roasted Fukamushicha,  deep-steamed Sencha

Roast Level: Light

Cultivar: Yabukita

Origin: Kanaya, Shizuoka Prefecture

Manufacturer: Yuya Murata

Harvest: 2020

 

Sweetness  ★★★☆☆

Astringency ★☆☆☆☆

Body            ★★★☆☆

Aroma         ★★★★☆

Additional information

Weight 260 g
Size

S(15g), M(30g)

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