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Shizuioka Sencha Grade 1

This tea comes from the Kawane region of Shizuoka prefecture, which is renowned throughout the country for its high quality teas. Shiuoka Sencha Grade 1 is made with leaves typically picked around the 4th day after the first flush harvest has begun. This tea has the perfect balance of briskness and sweetness. 

Kawane Region of the Shizuoka Prefecture 

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About Sencha Variety

Sencha, the most commonly drunk green tea in Japan was first produced in Uji (the outskirts of Kyoto) in the 18th Century and is now produced in many parts of the country. First flush tea, harvested from late April through mid-May, is considered the best of its kind. Sencha has the perfect balance of briskness and sweetness. 

Steeping Instructions
Water: 155-170 F                                   Tea: 3g per cup (6-8 ounces of water) Infusion: 1 minute

1.  Boil freshly drawn water and let it cool down to the appropriate temperature.

2.  Put tea leaves into the pot, use 3 to 3.5 g (5 g for Gyokuro) for each cup.

3.  Pour water into the pot and allow the indicated time for proper infusion.

4. The tea should be completely poured out into warmed cups at each infusion, leaving no liquid in the pot.