2019 First Flush: Sencha Yabukita (Somada)
40 g / 1.41 oz
contains 10 servings
It locates in the valley. Because of the landscape it is easier to get the effect by the frost. In all d:matcha tea field, this teat farm locates at the southest part of Wazuka, so the leaves grows earliest.
Really well balanced tea. The tea has not so strong bitterness and sweetness with unique sense of aroma. It is suitable for daily usage, and you won’t get tired of this tea.
The sencha tea leaves are plucked in the First Flush (first harvest of the year) in Wazuka, Kyoto. The tea leaves are not covered.
Yabukita is the most popular tea variety in Japan, accounting for ~75% of the tea production in the country.
This Yabukita is produced in Shirasu area which is south side of Wazuka in Kyoto.
Sencha Production Process:
After harvesting the specific tea leaves, the leaves are immediately steamed and dried to prevent them from getting fermented/oxidized (which would turn the tea into black tea). The dried tea leaves are rolled into tight twists to reduce moisture in the tea leaves to produce the final loose-leaf tea product.
Caffeine: 12 mg
Catechin/Theanin: 0.042 g
Vitamin C: 3.6 mg