Sencha Morning Dew
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This quality sencha has a sweet umami flavor similar to gyokuro and lightly steamed edamame.
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2 tsp per 8 oz of water, 160°F, 1-2 min.
The same tea leaves can be steeped multiple times
- From the Asatsuyu tea plant and grown in Shizuoka Prefecture.
- This tea plant is less commonly grown because of it being sensitive to cold weather.
- Sencha teas are not shade-grown, but this tea has the sweet flavor profile of much more expensive and shade-grown gyokuro tea plants.
- Although there are only two varieties of tea: Camellia Sinensis Sinensis and Camellia Sinensis Assamaica, there are thousands of cultivars. A cultivar is a tea plant that has changed it's physical and flavor characteristic while adjusting to a specific terroir: soil content, rainfall, humidity, amount of sunlight, temperature, and elevation.
- To fully appreciate this tea, drink without any food accompaniment
- Creamy, mild and soft cheeses
- Delicate sushi or sashimi
- Simply prepared white fish
- Dark chocolate truffles or desserts
- Delicious without any accompaniment
Japan green tea; 100%