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Sencha Asatsuyu 2018

Single origin green tea with a roasted sweet potato aroma from old Ohmi Province, Japan

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This tea has a rich and sweet taste. It is called “Natural Gyokuro.” It has a characteristic smell and a very pleasant aftertaste like roasted sweet potatoes.
Production center: Tsuchiyama-cho, Koka-shi, Shiga Prefecture
Altitude: 300 meters
Picking time: May, 2018
Cultivation method: grown in direct sunlight
Temperature for roasting: 75℃

Ohmi tea has great prestige and is loved by many for its rich flavor and fragrance, which are brought about by the rich nature, plenty of sunshine and the beautiful water and air from the surrounding Suzuka mountains.

As the legend goes, the history of the cultivation of tea in this area dates back to the period of the Northern and Southern Courts (1356), when a Zen monk, Donoh of Minami Tsuchiyama Johmyo-Ji Temple brought some tea seeds from Daitoku-Ji Temple in Kyoto to his temple and began to grow tea plants. It was in the Edo period that the production and sales of tea started in a full scale. An advanced tea-producing technology was adopted at an early stage and tea produce was sold as one of the local products along the main roads. Since the local climate and soil were fit for the production of tea, it became an export produce in the Meiji period and its production volumes increased substantially.

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Origin: Shiga Prefecture, Japan

Ingredients: green tea

Shelf life: one year

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How to prepare

1. Put 5 g (1 tsp ) of Sencha into a Japanese teapot.
2. Cool boiled water down to 80℃ (176ºF) and pour it (200 cc) into the teapot.
3. Steap for 60 seconds and pour the equal amount of tea in each cup.
The same tea leaves can be used three times. Use hotter water for the second and third infusion.
Used tea leaves should be immersed for a shorter time.

The taste of tea is a matter of preference, so try infusing tea in several ways and find your favorite taste.

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