Chiran Sencha

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From the first harvest, a very special sencha from the very old samurai town of Chiran, located at the southern tip of Kagoshima prefecture Japan. This wonderful Chiran Sencha is from the Yabukita breed green tea plant. Very aromatic and delicious, it is quite popular - try some today and find out why!

Includes 100 grams of tea per package.

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  • $13.92 USD
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  • Weight
    100 g
  • SKU
    16367
  • Loose Leaf
    • Ease of Brewing
      Medium - Brew w/ care
    • Net Weight
      100 g / 3.52 oz
    • Growing Region
      100% Chiran, Kagoshima Prefecture
    • Year
      2016
    • Harvest
      First and/or Shincha
    • Breed
      Yabukita
    • Shading
      Full Sun
    • Steaming
      Medium
    • Color
      Green
    • Aroma
      Strong
    • Taste
      Grassy
    • Astringency
      Medium
    • Clarity
      Semi-clear
    • First infusions per Pkg
      22
    • Leaf (dry weight grams) to Water (1 fl oz / 30 ml) Ratio (recommended)
      .7g per 1oz (30ml)
    • Brew Temp (℃/℉ - recommended )
      71℃ (160℉)
    • Brew Time (Seconds)
      60
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  • bloodyfool0
    Jan 7, 2017, 08:35
    For this price, don't even blink. Get it!
  • George
    Jul 30, 2016, 18:57
    Delicious aromatic, grassy tea. My benchmark medium-steamed tea.
  • Semion Sucholutsky
    Jun 3, 2016, 22:04
    Just follow instructions on the back of the tea bag and you will not regrade! This tea is awesome.
  • Barb Booty
    Mar 18, 2016, 19:27
    For many years, each morning I've started my day with this lovely Chiran Sencha. I've tried many of O-Cha teas and settled on this one for my monthly delivery. I look forward to my pretty pouch of Sencha arrving each month. I also have a Tokoname teapot for a perfect green tea experience !
  • Samantha Moorehouse
    Mar 2, 2016, 19:47
    After trying many of the teas on O-Cha I keep coming back to this. Wonderful sweet full flavor, easy enough to brew.
  • Diane Mulholland
    Feb 9, 2016, 13:41
    What a lovely sencha for the price! Slightly sweet but smooth. Smells like a grassy spring meadow when opened. Brew at about 160 for best cup.
  • Jonathan Wills
    Jun 2, 2015, 19:30
    This tea is excellent, affordable and very fresh. It is my fourth tea purchase from O-Cha and I rather like it. Advantages: Price, Flavor  Disadvantages: Not a deep green, but still a nice light green.
  • Nick Hardersen
    Jun 2, 2015, 07:40
    I've already written a review for this tea, BUT not for this year's SHINCHA. I normally prefer the organic, but wow, this shincha is truly amazing. I've had quite a few shinchas this season and this is one of my favorites! brew at 175 (although they recommend 160.... refer to my review below) and you will be absolutely delighted. So grassy. So full of life. and stands up well into the third steep.

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