Ingredients: 6 Different Cultivers in the set including:
1) Uji Shincha – Uji is a small area located in the southern part of Kyoto Prefecture, where Sencha method (a postharvest of green tea unique to Japanese green tea)
2) Asatsuyu—Literal translation of this name is “Morning Dew.” Strong in both Umami and astringency.
3) Yabukita—This is the most common cultivar of Japanese green tea. Good balance in Umami and astringency.
4) Yumekaori—Literal translation of this name is “Scent of Dream.” You’ll taste delicate Umami taste in this tea, which is like a gentle ‘whisper.’
5) Asanoka—This name is “Morning Scent.” Stronger Umami, less astringency compared to Asatsuyu.
6) Saemidori—“Bright Green.” This cultivar is commonly used to make Matcha. Bright green color and smoky middle note is its character.
Shincha means “new (shin) tea (cha)”. At the beginning of summer, young two leaves and a bud are harvested for the first time of the year. This fresh young tea is called Shincha, or first flush tea.
First flush tea is to enjoy the freshest aroma for ithe season. It is rare to find organic first flush tea. On top of that, SEI MEE TEA selected a 6 unique cultivars (tea plant varieties), packed them in 6 cute airtight tins with window lids. Shiny tins come with instructions and 12 disposable tea bags, which are biodegradable and unbleached.
Taste a different cultivar each day, or have a “First Flush Tea Tasting” time with your tea-loving friends and compare the flavours. We’re sure you will enjoy them.
Preparation: Steep 1 tsp. in 8 oz of warm water (150°F to 170°F) for 2 minutes.
Net Weight: 6g per tin for a total of 36g/1.3 oz (Makes 2-3 cups per tin or 12-18 cups per set)
Storage: Tin is convenient for storage, making it easier to scoop the tea. Store in a cool dry place away from any direct sunlight. For more information on storage click here.