2022 SHINME NO IBUKI SHINCHA

2022 SHINME NO IBUKI SHINCHA

$24.00Price

70g bag

Shizouka, Japan / Spring 2022
Cultivars: saemidori, tsuyuhikari , ooiwase

Utilizing early budding cultivars, this is an Ohashiri, literally "big run", as in "run fast to the fields to pick the leaves!" As a shincha, or new tea, this is a limited edition of Osada Tea's Shinme no Ibuki (Breath of New Leaves). Processed as a Fukamushi, or deep steamed tea, for a rich, fresh spring flavor. Shinchas are meant to be enjoyed right away in order to fully appreciate their freshness.

About the producer
Established in 1948, Osada Tea is an award-winning producer and wholesaler of Japanese tea, focusing on organic tea production, and working closely with the farmers of the Isagawa Tea Agriculture Cooperative in Haruno Village, Tenryu Region of Shizouka. 4th Generation tea master, Osada Natsumi, holds 8th-den rank of tea appraisal, and is registered as a Japanese Tea Instructor, and was Champioin of the 58th National Tea Appraisal Competition.