Unshaded Japanese Sencha green teas: Sencha and Fukamushi Sencha

  • Benifuuki Oolong No. 1 Quick View
    • Benifuuki Oolong No. 1 Quick View
    • Benifuuki Oolong No. 1

    • 12,90
    • "Oolong tea" of the Benifuuki cultivar developed in 1993 in Kagoshima, Japan, harvested in early May in the first spring picking. What sets it apart from Japanese green teas is its particularly high content of the antioxidant and antiallergic catechins EGCG and EGCG3. Beautifully shaped, rich green leaves and a delicate green cup with golden reflections. Playfully fruity and light…
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  • Benifuuki Oolong No. 2 Quick View
    • Benifuuki Oolong No. 2 Quick View
    • Benifuuki Oolong No. 2

    • 10,90
    • "Oolong tea" of the Benifuuki cultivar developed in 1993 in Kagoshima, Japan, harvested in the second picking (summer picking). What sets it apart from Japanese green teas is its particularly high content of antioxidant and antiallergic catechins, especially EGCG3. The yellowish-green, clear cup has a slightly tart aroma with a floral note, which comes into its own when the brewing…
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  • Kukicha Green Tea Quick View
    • Kukicha Green Tea Quick View
    • Kukicha Green Tea

    • 4,9026,90
    • Kukicha is a special type of Japanese Sencha tea (see below). Unlike common Sencha teas, the leaf material used for Kukicha contains a portion of stems. Just like Sencha tea, Kukicha comes in various qualities. On that score, our Kukicha is mainly based on tender leaf stems. These are mixed with leaves of a high-grade Sencha tea of the spring…
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  • Sencha Fuji Quick View
    • Sencha Fuji Quick View
    • Sencha Fuji

    • 4,9026,90
    • Sencha is the most popular tea in Japan. Our Sencha Fuji, coming from the year's first spring picking at Mount Fuji, is a Sencha tea of elevated class. What makes it stand out from the mass of customary Sencha teas, is for once the gentle mildness of its slightly grassy to delicate hay-like basic flavor. Then, it's the tender sweetnees,…
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  • Sencha Gokuijo Quick View
    • Sencha Gokuijo Quick View
    • Sencha Gokuijo

    • 5,7031,90
    • Sencha Gokujo, about translating to 'best quality Japanese green tea', fully lives up to its name. As an unshaded Sencha tea of the first spring picking (April) with a picking standard of young spring buds and leaves only, this green tea from the north of Kagoshima prefecture is almost a rarity on the western tea market. The fertile volcanic soils…
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  • Tamaryokucha Green Tea Quick View
    • Tamaryokucha Green Tea Quick View
    • Tamaryokucha Green Tea

    • 5,2028,90
    • Tamaryokucha (tama = gemstone, ryoku = green, cha = tea) is a special type of Japanese Sencha tea (see below). Unlike common Sencha teas, however, Tamaryokucha leaves are not rolled into the characteristic needle shape after steaming, but are open-rolled, in orientation at the Chinese role model. Our Tamaryokucha comes from the prefecture of Myazaki on the island of Kyushu,…
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