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Zairai Sencha | aka Jade Dew for Japan, Pan-Fired Green

Varietal

Original cultivar used to make pan fired green tea (sen-cha), this cultivar was brought by seed from China in the 1300's and adapted to their terroir to become known as Zai-rai (heirloom/native).

Profile

Notes of orchid, minerals & green sprouts, Sen'cha (pan-fired tea). Signature Umami (savory) flavor from high amino acid content.

Process

Sustainably harvested leaves > steaming > pan-fired > forming > drying.

Attributes

High amino acid and theanine content. Single origin, garden direct, heirloom cultivar.

Preparation

1 Tbs. per 8 oz, DO NOT USE BOILING WATER, This tea requires water under a boil, 170° F, 3-4 min. For iced tea, steep tea strongly, allow to cool, pour over ice

Region

Shizuoka, Japan. 500 m. elev., 23°N, 120°E

Garden

Kawane Mountain garden est. 1327

ORDER

3 oz | $19.95

8 oz | $49.25

16 oz | $88.85

sample | $3.75

15 Tea Bags | $12.95

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