TSUYUHIKARI KABUSECHA (SHADED SENCHA)
Suizawa Village, Yokkaichi City, Mie Prefecture, Japan
May 2021 / Tsuyuhikari cultivar
100 g bag
A tsuyuhikari cultivar kabusecha (lightly shaded green tea) grown and processed by the Shimizu family of Suizawa, Mie Prefecture. Kabusechas are a fantastic in-between of sencha and gyokuro, and this tea is what the Marushige Shimizu Tea Farm specializes in.
The tsuyuhikari cultivar was developed in Shizouka and is a crossbreed of Shizu7132 and Asatsuyu. This cultivar is characterized with its rich umami, fresh aroma, and delicate floral quality.