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Kagoshima Prefecture is the second leading producer of Japanese green tea. Each delicious cupful provides an abundance of proven health benefits. Please experience the superior quality and taste of our selection of green tea bags, loose leaf green teas and green tea powders which are quickly gaining popularity worldwide. Kagoshima green tea is a splendid choice.
Variety of kagoshima tea
Presently the Yabukita cultivar represents 41% of total tea production in Kagoshima compared to a national proportion of 76%.
Yabukita production is smaller in Kagoshima Prefecture due to the fact that an astounding variety of new camellia sinenses cultivars have been developed there in the last three decades.
Twenty eight percent of Kagoshima green tea comes from the Yutaka Midori cultivar followed by smaller amounts from the Sae Midori and Asatsuyu.
Others include the Okumusashi, Kanaya Midori, Zairai, Asanoka, and Sakura Jima. Tea leaves from two or more of these cultivars are often blended to achieve the desired aroma and taste balance.
To me, this Tencha has very balanced aroma, with notes of grass, sweet mint, and toasted grain. The mouthfeel is neutral, without much astrigency, probably from the low catechin content. Therefore it feels very hydrating. When brewing, I find that a larger volume of leaves than normal is needed to achieve traditional strength. But I think this tea would also be delicious diluted and iced in the summer, with some fresh ginger in the pitcher. Mentally, I find this tea calming rather than energizing, and enjoy it late at night without issue.
I love this tea. It has a marine, savory aroma compared to the hay-like profile of other senchas I tried, with a bright astrigency from catechins which is not bitter. It refreshes the mouth and body. The price is excellent for ticking so many boxes: organic, gluten-free, Japanese, single estate. I enjoy this tea daily in small amounts, as the body load of catechins is high. I think it’s good companion tea for the low-catechin Tencha, which has a delicious minty quality. I alternate between these two depending on if I want a more wakeful or calming experience.
Organic Premium Sencha
This is an excellent tea. It has less astringency and bitterness and is more balanced and flavorful than other teas I have had before
Chiran Sencha Single Estate Origin
Love the tea..thank you for uour dedication to your craft
Highly recommend this tea.
I am a tea snob especially when it comes to green tea. This is the most exquisite green tea. A wonderful aroma, just enough bitterness to give the signature green tea taste. It is wonderful!
This is the best organic Sencha I have ever had and I am very particular when it comes to good green tea. Thank you for your work.
Matcha Karigane Sencha
As always, very good quality, fast delivery
The Tea Bags are realy good. But if the bag could be kompostierbar,(put into compost)it would be better.
Shincha is my favourite indulgence. I look forward to drinking it each year. It makes me miss Japan.
Kagoshima is my favorite region for Sencha and this is exceptionally good quality organic tea available at a good price and at 500 grams. Shipping is super fast for an international order. I'm very glad to have found this website.