SENCHA ASATSUYU ORGANIC CERTIFIED
We start the tasting with a very nice impression left by the dry leaves of Belle invoice, fine and of a beautiful sustained and brilliant green. The olfactory notes of the infused leaves evoke especially legumes. The liquor is a beautiful pale yellow. On the palate, this tea is of great sweetness, with a slightly sweet flavor. The vegetal notes are there, with a dominant on the beans. The second infusion produces more frank notes, still oriented towards cooked vegetables. Thenthird is almost mineral and leaves us with very slightly lemony notes in the length. This rich and gourmet tea will delight all amateurs, beginners or experienced!
Producer: Kawano Seicha.
Location: Koyu, Miyazaki. About 400 farmers are located in this natural area very conducive to
production of high quality teas.
Cultivar: Asatsuyu. It literally means morning dew. This cultivar is said to be Gyokuro natural. Indeed, it is considered that it develops flavors common to Gyokuro without the process leaf shading. It is a fairly old cultivar, 1953, and comes from the seed of a native tea plant from Uji...known for its excellent Gyokuro. Asatsuyu is difficult to cultivate, and therefore a lot of farming refuse to use it.
Harvest date: April 22, 2022
Preparation tips: Infuse this tea in a small teapot, ideally between 20 and 30cl. Place 5g leaves in the teapot, cover with slightly mineralized water heated to 70 degrees, Wait 1 minute 30 minutes seconds, and serve. The color of the liqueur is a good indicator of the level of infusion, for a perfectly infused tea, the color should be pale yellow, very translucent, slightly golden. If your liquor is strongly golden, deep yellow, your tea will be very bitter.
Garden management: Organic certified tea by Ecocert FR-BIO-01.