Tea Tasting Set – Green, Oolong, and Black 5

¥2,500¥3,900

This premium tea tasting set is the combination of two tasting sets: -Oolong and Black 2 and Japan 3.

It consists of 3 green teas, 1 oolong tea, and 1 black tea. They are all single-origin teas and created by the award-winning tea producers in Shizuoka.

 

Taste green tea, oolong tea, and black tea, all made from the same plant!

 

  1. Sencha Sofu    -The cultivar was switched from Sofu to Harumidori on Jan 14, 2021.
  2. Fukamushicha Tsuyuhikari  –Received the Jury’s Special Award at the Nihoncha Award 2019 
  3. Fukamushi Hojicha Yabukita  

Received Jury’s Special Award at Nihoncha Award 2019 

  1. Oolong Tea Harumeguri
  2. Wakocha(Japanese black tea) Benifuki -Momoka Premium 2nd flush

Received the following awards.

-Fine Product Award at Nihoncha Award 2019

-Gold prize in Products Division at National Black Tea Grand Prix 2020

 

Size: Small 15g/0.5oz or Medium 30g/1oz*

*1 bag of 30g/1oz or 2 bags of 15g/05oz

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1.Sencha Sofu

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

The 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

Cultivar: Sofu

Cross between Shizu-Inzatsu and Yabukita 

Origin: Ryougochi, Shizuoka Prefecture

Manufacturer: Jiro Katahira

Harvest: 2020

 

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 are grown in Makinohara Plateau, the birthplace of Fukamushicha. 

 

Tea Type: Fukamushicha

Cultivar: Tsuyuhikari

Cross between Asatsuyu and Shizu7132

Origin: Kanaya, Shizuoka Prefecture

Manufacturer: Hideki Nagata/MARUMO MORI

Harvest: 2020

 

3.Fukamushi Hojicha

Received the Jury's Special Award at the 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 the award.

 

Tea Type: Hojicha

Roasted Fukamushicha,  deep-steamed Sencha

Roast Level: Light

Cultivar: Yabukita

Origin: Kanaya, Shizuoka Prefecture

Manufacturer: Yuya Murata

Harvest: 2020

 

4.Oolong tea Harumeguri

Kazuaki and his father are well-known experts of green tea and oolong tea as they have received  many awards at the national tea completions. They made this tea with a fruity aroma by tea processing machines imported from Taiwan.

 

Tea Type: Oolong tea(medium oxidized tea)

Cultivar: single-origin

Origin: Kozeto, Shizuoka Prefecture

Manufacturer: Kazuaki Takahashi

Harvest: 2020

 

5.Wakocha(Japanese black tea) Benifuki -Momoka Premium 2nd flush

This tea received the following awards at the national tea competitions.

-Fine Product Award at Nihoncha Award 2019

-Gold prize in Products Division at National Black Tea Grand Prix 2020

 

Medium-bodied, and has a fruity note to it. The Momoka Premium also has a slight honey-like scent, which is produced when some of the leaves are bitten by small insects. It took Imura-san more than 10 years of trial and error to make this unique tea.

 

Tea Type: Black tea

Cultivar: Benifuki

Cross between Makura Cd 86 and Benihomare

Origin: Kanaya, Shizuoka Prefecture 

Manufacturer: Norio Imura

Harvest: 2020

 

 

 

Additional information

Weight 260 g
Size

M(30g), S(15g)