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Chikiriya Tea House

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Shizuoka Shincha Sencha - 40g tea leaves

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Reservation Required - Estimated delivery to mid-May

※ Please note this is a reservation-only product and its delivery date cannot be specified in advance. It will be shipped as soon as the product is completed.

Product specificity 商品説明

Shincha (新茶), 'new tea', represents the first month's harvest of Japanese green tea of the year. The first picked tea of the year accumulates plenty of nutrients during the winter and reaches full maturity in spring. Tea at this time of year has a rich, refreshing smell and is full of umami.

Japan's Three Major Tea Producing Regions

Shizuoka 静岡 With more than 40% of Japan's tea production, Shizuoka is the leading tea-producing region. The cities Kikugawa and Kakegawa are also known as the birthplace of deep steamed tea method called Kamairi.

Kagoshima 鹿児島 It is the second largest tea producing region after Shizuoka. The city of Chiran is particularly popular there because you can see Mount Kaimon from the tea plantations.

Kyoto 京都 For 800 years, the traditions and crafts related to tea harvesting have been passed down from generations and are still very present.

Best way to prepare 美味しい淹れ方

Hot Brew Tea

1. Add tea leaves

3 teaspoons (~6g)

2. Add water

180 mL (6.09oz) 80°C (176°F)

3. Brew

1 minute (no wait time for second brew)

4. Serve

Pour out all the tea and enjoy it!

Cold Brew Tea

1. Add tea leaves

15g

2. Add water

1 L (33.81oz) Cold

3. Brew

1~2 hours

4. Serve

Stir, pour it and enjoy your tea!

Product information 商品詳細

Product type: Sencha (Japanese green tea)
Format: Loose leaf
Ingredient(s): Japanese green tea
Place of origin: Japan
Net weight: 40 g (1.41oz)
Best-before: 10 months from production date in Japan.
Storage method: Avoid direct sunlight, high temperature and humidity, and store at room temperature. 
Product size: 11.0 x 19.0 x 1.0 cm (4.3″ x 7.5″ x 0.4″)

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