Fukamushi Sencha



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Origin: Japan, Kakegawa Region, Shizuoka Prefecture

   Cultivar: Asatsuyu

   Flavor: Cooked Spinach, Delicate Sweetness, Clean Vegetal Notes

This Fukamushi Sencha comes from the Kakegawa region of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.  The Kakegawa region is renowned throughout Japan for its high quality deep steamed Sencha.  This deep steaming preserves the amino acids in the tea from converting to polyphenols, resulting in a more umami rich tea without much bitterness.  However, this style of Sencha is noticeably and stylistically more broken than other Sencha teas. This Fukamushi Sencha is made solely from the prized Asatsuyu cultivar, which is best known as the Gyokuro cultivar.  This tea captures the aromas of a summer sea breeze, boasting zero bitterness, a delicate sweetness, a smooth texture on the tongue, and a clean vegetal taste.

Tea shipped in our Teas New Jersey storage tins can remain stored in their tins for long periods of time.  Tea leaves are best stored in dry, dark containers with little air and safe from odors.  Our tins are small and compact with little space for air to sit.  They are great sizes for storing and stacking.  We recommend purchasing tea in one of our tins if you do not have storage that fits the above qualifications.  However, if you have storage and are ready for a larger amount of tea, you might consider selecting our 3oz pouch option, which you could transfer to a tin upon receiving.


Fukamushi Sencha Gong Fu Brew Westen Brew
 per 1oz 8 Brew Portions – Up to 40 100ml infusions 56.5 Brew Portions – Up to 113 infusions
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