GYOKURO & SENCHA SET III

Premium Sencha

Front view of three purple and golden tube-shaped green tea boxes placed inside a wooden box with Japanese markings on them mentioning their origins (Hoshino sencha and gyokuro).
Needle-shaped and deep emerald dento hon gyokuro leaves from Yame, Japan, in a circle shape. Under the leaves, the word GYOKURO is written.
Front view of three purple and golden tube-shaped green tea boxes placed inside a wooden box with Japanese markings on them mentioning their origins (Hoshino sencha and gyokuro).
Close view of three purple and golden tube-shaped green tea boxes with Japanese markings on them mentioning their origins (Hoshino sencha and gyokuro).
Large square wooden box with Japanese hand calligraphy written on it in black ink.
Large square wooden box with Japanese hand calligraphy written on it in black ink.
Side view of a small white porcelain cup filled with brewed dento hon gyokuro green tea on a triangular-shaped wooden plate.
Top view of a small white porcelain cup filled with brewed dento hon gyokuro green tea on a triangular-shaped wooden plate.
Needle-shaped and deep emerald premium sencha green tea leaves from Yame, Japan, in a circle shape. Under the leaves, the word SENCHA is written.
Side view of a small white porcelain cup filled with brewed premium Japanese sencha green tea on a triangular-shaped wooden plate.
Top view of a small white porcelain cup filled with brewed premium Japanese sencha green tea on a triangular-shaped wooden plate.
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An exceptional green tea gift set combining 125g of premium gyokuro and 2 x 125g of premium sencha, all of them grown in the mountainous area of Hoshino (Yame, Fukuoka).

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Description

AA delicious and original green tea set, combining 125g of premium gyokuro and 2 x 125g of premium sencha, among the best that Hoshinomura-grown tea has to offer. Hoshino is a remote village located deep in the mountains of Yame area, in Fukuoka. With its morning fogs and crisp rivers, its micro-climate makes it perfect to grow a premium green tea that has made its reputation throughout Japan.

The perfect balance between umami and sweetness of these teas will delight all green tea connoisseurs. Their strength and long-lasting taste make them unforgettable. Both can be re-brewed several times.

Information

Origin
100% Japanese tea from Chiran and Yame

Quality and Type
Premium Gyokuro, Premium Sencha, Competition Sencha

Cultivars
Gyokuro:  Yabukita
Sencha: Sae-Midori

Conservation: 1 year unopened

Optimal tasting: within 6 weeks after opening

Brewing Instructions
Gyokuro

tea spoons Tea for 2
8g /0.28oz
water dosimeter Water
40ml /1.35oz
tea spoons Temperature
40-50C / 104-122F
time icon Time
120-180s

Brewing Instructions
Sencha

tea spoons Tea for 2
6g /0.21oz
water dosimeter Water
180ml /6.09oz
tea spoons Temperature
70C / 158F
time icon Time
60s




Producer Profile

KUMIKO KOGA

Koga Kumiko san represents the fourth generation at her family business KOGACHA GYO in Yame, Fukuoka. Working alongside her mother, president of the company, and her father, director of operations, she is a tea instructor.

Dedicated to lead her company through the challenges of the green tea industry in the 21st century, she is in charge of overseas sales. She also travels around the world to give tea seminars to introduce Yame green tea to foreign tea lovers.


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