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Uchimaki Single Cultivar Koushun

Uchimaki Single Cultivar Koushun

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Cultivar: Koushun
Elevation: 150 m
Harvest Date: May 1, 2020

This micro-lot of the Koushun cultivar is mid-steamed and exudes a great balance of bitter-sweetness, umami flavor and refreshing mountain minerality. Koushun was bred from the Mother of Kurosawa and the Father of Kanayamidori tea bushes. It has the natural tendency to make aromatic teas with its wide ranging aromatic compounds that waft fruits, spices, resinous woods and flowering cherry (sakura).


Uchimaki, Shizuoka, Japan

Tasting Notes

Sakura Mochi, Vanilla Wafer, Bergamot Zest, Pimento Leaf, Yamano Kaori


Organic green tea

Traditional Preparation

Add 6g tea to a small (150ml/5oz) Kyusu teapot.
Use water cooled to 165°F.
Infuse for 45 seconds and decant.
Repeat for another 1-2 infusions.


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