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Sencha

Verdant, Smooth, Satisfying

A sweet, thick and grassy Japanese spring green tea
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Sencha Green Tea

煎茶

The Origin Story
Picked in May on the banks of the sasama river in Kawane, Shizuoka, our sencha is expertly steamed and rolled to give a satisfyingly thick texture and sweet, grassy-fresh taste. The tea has a deliciously refreshing fragrance and taste and is best infused with 70°C or even slightly cooler water.
Japan - Shizuoka

Shizuoka is a renowned centre for high quality green tea production in Japan

Our Sencha is produced on the banks of the Sasama river where firefly dance upon the water's surface during the summer evenings.

  • Cultivar
    Yabukita
  • Oxidisation Level
    0%
  • Picked
    Spring

Tasting Notes

Engage Your Senses

What to
Look For

Deep-green, whole needles of tea

Aroma

Creamy sweet, fresh and grassy

In the Cup

A light and vibrant yellow-green

Taste

Sweet and refeshing with a satisfying, thick texture

Make the Perfect Cup of Sencha

1
Measure
Measure

Measure 4g or 1tbsp per cup (250ml)

2
Heat Water
Heat Water

Heat water to 70°C

3
Infuse
Infuse

Infuse tea for 3 minutes

3 min
4
Reinfuse
Re-infuse

You can infuse this tea up to 2 times

Reviews

Sencha Green Tea
Average rating: 4.5 Stars
  • Rating: 4 stars
    by marie gallagher
    well worth a try
    by marie gallagher
    Rating: 4 stars
    well worth a try
    Previously I had sampled Jing's Sencha Supreme until it was no longer available and moved on to this Sencha. I only purchased a relatively small amount, but wished I had bought more as I really like this tea. It is quite silky and has a vibrant fresh green colour. Its taste is sweet and lingering. Also, a small amount goes a long way - well worth the money.
  • Rating: 4 stars
    by Richard Aw
    Beautiful green
    by Richard Aw
    Rating: 4 stars
    Beautiful green
    A lovely light grassy taste and earthy aroma. A lovely light green, yellow colour. Taste wonderfully fresh with no lingering after taste.
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by Leila Anglade
    Great Sencha
    by Leila Anglade
    Rating: 5 stars
    Great Sencha
    This sencha is excellent, grassy and very tasty, when some senchas can be bland. This one is not in anyway bland. A great tea and an exceptional sench, almost as good as the gyokuro.
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by Nathalie Pirard
    Great!
    by Nathalie Pirard
    Rating: 5 stars
    Great!
    Ok, this is an expensive tea, but do you know that you can steep it up to 5 times! Quit exceptional... The lower the temperature, less bitter it taste, I use it for a month now and I am addicted to it. The taste is grassy and one of the best seshas ever... So to me it is worth it, and I tried a lot of them...