Saikou Sencha

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Green Tea
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Average preparation
160 °F / 71 °C 0 min, 45 sec 10 g 11 oz / 325 ml

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  • “I brewed this tea as I normally do with senchas, 160 for 45", 15" in a kyusu. The body was full. The tea tasted sweet and vegetal. There was also something about it that reminded my of sipping on...” Read full tasting note
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Highly Aromatic / Mountain herbs / Delicate minerality

A remarkable high mountain sencha from Shizuoka grown and manufactured by the young sensation, Jiro Katahira. Our Saikou sencha is grown at altitude on the steep slopes just south of Mount Fuji. This delicate tea is 100% hand picked and processed. Grown from the Yamakai varietal.

Shizuoka Japan

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We are a New York City and Fukuoka, Japan based tea and teaware company. We believe simple, delicious tea and well designed teaware support a creative, healthy and uncomplicated lifestyle. We are passionate about beautiful design and the uncompromising quality of our teas.

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I brewed this tea as I normally do with senchas, 160 for 45", 15" in a kyusu. The body was full. The tea tasted sweet and vegetal. There was also something about it that reminded my of sipping on sake. I highly recommend this tea but don’t hold onto it. It degrades fast.

Preparation
160 °F / 71 °C 0 min, 45 sec 10 g 11 OZ / 325 ML

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