Japan: Hikari Shirushi Sencha Platinum Award Competition Winner
Hikari Shirushi Sencha. 2015 Japan Tea Platinum Prize. 100% Saemidori from Wazuka. Very young buds with a beautiful emerald color. Saemidori is referred to as a natural gyokuro because of its natural sweetness.
Strong aroma with notes of pickled plum and a long sweet finish.
10 x 5g for 50g
5g loose tea leaves
Water temperature 176F (80C)
Steep time 80s