SENCHA ASANOKA BIO

"A tasty grand cru full of richness"

The aspect of dry leaves is typical of a high quality sencha. The aromas of the infused leaves are very deep and powerful, reminiscent of artichoke and green vegetables. The liquor, of an attractive ochre, has a creamy texture, guaranteeing a beautiful length in the mouth. The dominant flavor is slightly bitter. The taste notes are well structured and very rich. There are cooked vegetables, hay, nuts and even a lemony note at the end of the tasting. The following infusions bring more sweetness, and more gourmet, buttery and vegetal notes. A grand cru based on a rare cultivar and a tasting full of surprises, this tea has it all!

Producer: Tanoue Seicha, Mr. Shunsaku Tanoue. https://tanoue-seicha.com Tanoue Seicha is a garden that has seen 4 generations of the same Tanoue family. The last generation is Shunsaku-san, who succeeded Suehiro-san, after graduating Tea Industry Department of the College of Agriculture

Altitude: 150m

Locality: Tanegashima Island in the extreme south of Japan. This island where we find many productions of tea is located 43km from Cape Sata, the southernmost point of the island of Kyushu.

Cultivar: Asanoka. It is a cross of Yabukita with a Chinese cultivar Hiramuzi #1. It's a cultivar that develops a lot of umami especially when grown in areas southern.

Harvest date: April 18, 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.

Weight
  • 50g
  • 100g
4016
€23.70
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