Deep-Steamed Sencha Green Tea

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Sophisticated and balanced sencha with a hint of sweetness, subtle aroma and refreshing aftertaste.

Deep-steaming boosts sencha's savory (umami) taste. It also lowers astringency and yields a smoother tea with a deeper color and bolder flavor.

Leaves are rolled multiple times before drying. The rolling process yields a finer texture tea and breaks off their very tips, which you can see as tiny tea particles.

The process adds to the tea's benefits since you also ingest the smaller particles when drinking this tea and metabolize more of its nutrients.

JAS certified organic

JAS Certified Organic

Grown, harvested and processed by traditional farmers in lush-green highlands of Kyushu island, southern Japan.

Net Weight: 100 grams
Type: Organic loose-leaf green tea 
Variety: Deep-steamed sencha (fukamushi cha)
Region: Nichinan, Kyushu island, Japan
Color: Yellowish green
Flavor: Fresh vegetal, mildly sweet and aromatic

How to Brew

Add leaves to teapot, add near-boiling and brew for 1-2 min.

  1. Add sencha leaves to a teapot (one teaspoon per cup.)
  2. Add near-boiling water to each cup, and let cool down for 2 minutes.
  3. Pour the water from cups into the teapot.
  4. Brew for 1-2 minutes and serve.

You can add hot water again to the teapot for a second, or even a third brewing.

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  • 5

    Posted by Jana on 2nd May 2021

    It's delicious, mildly sweet, balanced and gentle to your heart, compared to other high quality Japanese tea I have tried.

  • 5
    fantastic. loved it.

    Posted by helena on 11th Feb 2016

    excellent sencha! tastes so authentic, exactly like the tea i had when i visited japan. pleasantly grassy, smooth and savory with light sweetness. highly recommended!

  • 5
    great tea

    Posted by azeema on 10th Dec 2015

    So fortunate to find this kind of JAS certified high quality sencha for good price.