Shade-Grown Sencha - Artisan Tea Collection
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If you love Gyokuro, this highly unusual shade-grown sencha has the same silky smoothness! Sweet and savory, a tea with the ultimate expression of umami!
Tea Type & Flavors: Green | fresh greens, edamame, sweet snap peas, subtle tropical fruit note, lingering, brothy mouth-feel
Function: Shade-Growing tea increases the sweetness in tea and increases L-Theanine, a powerful antioxidant, which helps promote calm & focus.
Ingredients: Japan, Kyushu Yabukita green tea & leaf stems
How to Steep: 1.5–2 tsp, 8 oz water, 155-160°F, 1–1.5 min (steep multiple times)
Fun Fact: The Yabukita tea plant cultivar is the source of Sencha green tea. The English translation for Sencha is "steeped tea."