Uji Shincha
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Kirameki Uji Shincha

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Score: 4.50 (votes: 2)
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It's our pleasure to be able to offer the outstanding Uji Shincha Kirameki.   While most of our teas have both a shincha and non-shincha version, this is the one tea we release just once a year during shincha season, and when when supplies run out, it will not be available again for another year.  Our supplier, the Tsuen teashop in Uji Japan, will then released a very similar product under the name Ujibashi San no Ma when shincha season has finished, but they are not the exact blend.

From Japan's oldest teashop, Tsuen Tea, operating continuously from the same location on the banks of the Uji river for over 855+ years. This item uses select 100% Uji grown, Yabukita leaves from the first harvest and is lightly steamed sencha (asamushi). It yields a very wonderful nice grassy aroma and is a very classy green tea.

Here is your chance to try some of the best of what Japan has to offer in Japanese green tea.

Available in 100 gram packages.

  • $29.37 USD
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  • Shipping Weight
    110 g
  • SKU
    16572
  • Loose Leaf
    • Ease of Brewing
      Somewhat Difficult - May take some practice to get it perfect.
    • Net Weight
      100 g / 3.52 oz
    • Growing Region
      100% Uji
    • Year
      2017
    • Harvest
      First and/or Shincha
    • Breed
      Yabukita
    • Shading
      Full Sun
    • Steaming
      Light
    • Color
      Yellow-Green
    • Aroma
      Medium
    • Taste
      Grassy
    • Astringency
      Medium-Strong
    • Clarity
      Clear
    • First infusions per Pkg
      22
    • Leaf (dry weight grams) to Water (1 fl oz / 30 ml) Ratio (recommended)
      1.0 g to 1 oz/30 ml
    • Brew Temp (℃/℉ - recommended )
      71℃ (160℉)
    • Brew Time (Seconds)
      90
    • Notes
      Supplied to us from Japan's oldest tea shop.
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  • Joni Kettunen
    Jun 5, 2017, 16:14
    Very gentle taste with multiple nyances in it. Taste isn't strong but rather contains a lots of small pleasant variatons in it. Like half dozen elves singing in a choir.
  • Cory
    May 23, 2017, 10:56
    Available only once a year, Kirameki is a real treat. I give it four stars instead of five only because it's incredibly sensitive to brewing time; you'll have to play with it a bit to discover what you like. The 90 seconds suggested here is a little long for my tastes; I usually give it about 60–70 seconds for the first infusion and a little less after that.

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