Sencha, Shirahime

A fascinating, complex sencha with similar levels of umami and earthiness as high grade gyokuro. It is crafted from a native cultivar that is naturally yellow in color. Production of this cultivar is extremely low due to the cultivar's fragility to cold temperatures and pests.

 

  • ProducerHoshinohien
  • RegionFukuoka
  • CultivarZairai
  • NotesRoasted tomatoes, white pepper
  • HarvestMay 2021
  • Quantity36g (9 servings)
$28.00
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A fascinating, complex sencha with similar levels of umami and earthiness as high grade gyokuro. It is crafted from a native cultivar that is naturally yellow in color. Production of this cultivar is extremely low due to the cultivar's fragility to cold temperatures and pests.

 

  • ProducerHoshinohien
  • RegionFukuoka
  • CultivarZairai
  • NotesRoasted tomatoes, white pepper
  • HarvestMay 2021
  • Quantity36g (9 servings)