High quality Fukamushi-Sencha from Makinohara, Shizuoka where is one of the biggest Fukamushi Sencha production areas in Japan and known for abundant tea in both flavor and aroma. It is made of very young leaves that naturally contain a high level of theanin (amino acid).
Origin: Makinohara, Shizuoka
Harvest: First Flush
At the initial sip, it may be a little astringent but later turns into a mellow flavor. It has a nice deep green color and the aroma is smooth, almost sweet. The dry leaves also have a rich green color and the classic oily character that higher quality Fukamushi Sencha have.
Den's Preferred Brewing:
Leaf-water ratio: 2-3g(1 leveled tsp) per 4oz
Steep: 45 sec
2nd Cup: Water @ 180F; Steep 15 sec