[Natural cultivation] Seiichiro Sencha

Seiichiro Sencha from Yusando is a sencha carefully made from tea leaves that lived in the mountains of Nara and the Yamato Kogen, where the temperature difference is large.Tea cultivated in the highlands at an altitude of about 500 meters without using fertilizers or pesticides is nature itself.The soft, gentle and refreshing taste of tea leaves spreads throughout your body and mind.

Plucking time  Late April to early November
Variety Yabukita / Sayama Kaori

Cultivation place

Kamifukawa-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture

Minamiyamashiro Village, Kyoto Prefecture

Tea master

Ryotaro Isozaki
Authentication Organic JAS certification / Hideaki natural farming certification

[Cultivation characteristics] The slowest new tea in Japan that grows slowly by natural cultivation.

 

In the mountains of Nara prefecture.Kamifukawa-cho is located on the Yamato plateau at an altitude of 500 meters.It is cultivated in one of the slowest areas of new tea in Japan.The new tea season begins in the latter half of May, about a month later than the place where the new tea harvest in the general production area begins.Since no artificial fertilizer is used, it is about a month later than the tea-producing area, and while slowly basking in the sun, it sucks the spirit of the earth and sprouts abundantly.

 

[Characteristics of taste] A faint sweetness and tenderness, and a refreshing aftertaste.

Seiichiro Sencha is cultivated without pesticides and fertilizers, so it is a high-class sencha that has less umami due to fertilizers and less bitterness due to pesticides, and you can enjoy the original refreshing sweetness and refreshing aftertaste of tea leaves.

Seiichiro Sencha varieties "Yabukita" and "Sayama Kaori"

Seiichiro Sencha is made by blending two varieties of tea, "Yabukita" and "Sayama Kaori".

Yabukita

YabukitaThe varieties that have the best balance of the four elements of umami, sweetness, astringency, and bitterness.The appearance is also beautiful, and the high-quality "Yabukita" has a scent reminiscent of Japanese mountains.

Kaori Sayama

Kaori SayamaIt is a unique variety that has sprouts that grow like needles.It has little umami and is characterized by a refreshing astringency and aroma of varieties.It is a variety suitable for the plateau of Nara where you can feel a faint sweetness.


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