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Bancha Suruga - Den's Tea
Bancha Suruga - Den's Tea
Bancha Suruga - Den's Tea

Bancha Suruga

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We hope you enjoyed the tea sample enclosed with your order last month. If you did, and you would like to try more, we are offering the tea to you at a discounted price on March 2023.

Bancha is produced from the bottom part of tea leaves that are big and thick. Compared to Sencha, Bancha is somewhat more astringent. Nevertheless, it is appreciated in Japan for its robust flavor. Den's Bancha Suruga is an upgraded variation, using fresh green leaves picked right after the first flush tea.

Origin: Shizuoka
Harvest: First Flush
Cultivar: Yabukita

Tasting Profile:
Nice balance of briskness, astringency and hearty herbaceous flavor with fresh grassy aroma.

Den's Preferred Brewing:
Leaf-water ratio: 2-3g(1 heaping tsp) per 4oz Water: Boiled
Steep: 30 sec
2nd Cup: Water boiled; Steep 15 sec