KYOTO OBUBU TEA FARM
[Sampler] Kyoto Sencha of the Wind 5g (0.17oz)
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Sencha of the Wind from Kyoto Tea Plantations.
A tea popular with female customers in Japan, our Sencha of the Wind, is a sencha with a soft sweetness that is perfect for our warm water (sencha espresso) steeping method. Steep it with boiling water though, and surprisingly the tea retains much of its sweetness.
Grown on southeast facing rolling hills at an altitude of 500 meters (1640 feet) and harvested in late May, the cultivation technique is very similar to our Kabuse Sencha. However, in addition to being harvested slightly later than the Kabuse, this tea does not use the Yabukita variety of tea plant (said to be the most suitable for Japanese tea) and is instead cultivated on standard tea plants. The difference is in the leaves as these leaves produce less amino acids than the Kabuse and therefore less bitterness.
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100% aracha from Wazuka, Kyoto
Standard plants, about 20 years old
Covered for 14 days before harvesting with tarp to reduce 85% of sunlight reaching the leaves
light steaming (about 20 seconds)
Shaded, 2 weeks
Tea Product Notes
Grown with Minimal Pesticide Use (Certified)
Net Weight (per item)
5 g (0.17 oz)
Store in an airtight container away from sunlight in a cool, dry place.
Storage (Long Term)
Refrigerate in doubly-sealed, airtight container when storing for longer than 1 month without opening. After removing from refrigerator, wait at least 12 hours before opening to equalize temperature.
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