Japanese Sencha

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Organic Japanese Sencha (Superior grade)

Organic Japanese Sencha (Superior grade)

Discovered in the 16th century, Sencha has wafted its way into just about every home and restaurant in Japan. It’s a green tea, made from small-leaf camellia sinensis or Yabukita (particularly in Shizuoka prefecture). Unlike most Chinese green teas, Sencha isn’t fried; the leaves are steamed and left to dry without oxidation, which gives the tea a herby, earthy, almost vegetable flavour. You’ll pick up notes of cooked spinach and...

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