It’s not easy to find such excellent Japanase black tea (actually called Red Tea: koucha), this artisan blend of Asatsuyu and Yutakamidori varietals comes from the spring ichibancha harvest grown on the tiny Yakushima island in the south of Kyushu. You’ll find this to be a great tea to start your day, its flavor is strong and fruity, distinctly aromatic and very smooth on the palate.
Origin: Yakushima, Kyushu Island, Japan
Harvest: Ichibancha, Spring, 2019
Color of liquor: bright deep orange
Aroma: fruity, muscatel, honey, orange, cinnamon, slightly pickled
Flavor: smooth, deep, round, sweet, velvety
Temperature: 100º c
Steeping Time: 1min; 2min; 3min…