Origin: Kirishima Mountain, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
Elevation: 300 - 450m
Harvest Date: May 1, 2017
A 2017 Garden Direct Series exclusive! This impressive collection features seasonal micro-lots of single-origin teas we source and import directly from artisan tea farmers. Available for a limited time, these handcrafted teas were selected through real time micro-lot tea cuppings during our 2017 origin travels.
Tasting Notes: This shincha from the Nishi family gardens in Kagoshima presents the classic Yabukita cultivar flavor profile: a balance between aromatic, almost dewy sweetness and the refreshing briskness of vivid green wheatgrass.
Ingredients: Organic Green Tea
Kirishima Mountain, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan
Add 1 tbsp (8g) tea per 8 ounces water
Use 160°F water
Infuse for 45 seconds
For subsequent infusions:
2nd: 30 seconds