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Another Great Shincha

Hachiju-hachiya Shincha

We just received our 2022 Hachiju-hachiya Shincha and have started accepting orders for this very enjoyable Shincha. Hachiju-hachiya means Eighty-Eight Nights. Eighty-Eight Nights Shincha refers to Shincha picked on the 88th day after the first day of Spring in the traditional Japanese calendar. Hachiju-hachiya is a special day in Japanese agriculture since it is considered about the time when all plants begin to sprout.

The uniqueness of our 2022 Hachiju-hachiya Shincha is that it is made of Chu-mushi Sencha. Chu means middle and mushi means steaming. It’s a moderately steamed Sencha that is between regular Sencha (lightly steamed) and Fukamushi Sencha (heavily steamed). The steaming process brings you a well-balanced flavor and cup.