Sencha green tea leaves from Japan


High-Grade Sencha

Sale price $111.00

A high-grade, lightly steamed sencha from Yame, with notes of fresh bean sprouts, watercress, and lily. Very accessible and enjoyable. First harvest tea.

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First harvest tea (Shincha 2023)

Mizota san expertly blended the Yabukita and Saemidori cultivars to create the lightly steamed ATSUKO sencha. This tea is a very accessible, high-quality sencha to enjoy daily. It has a vibrant and sweet liquor with notes of fresh bean sprouts, watercress, and lily. Mizota san was able to create a tea that tastes like springtime, with a simple and elegant liquor.


Net Weight: 50g
Harvest: 2023
Origin: 100% Japanese tea from Yame
Quality and type: High-Grade Sencha
Organic: No
Cultivars: Yabukita, Sae-Midori
Conservation: 1 year unopened
Optimal tasting: within 6 weeks after opening

Brewing Instructions

tea spoons Tea for 2
8g / 0.28 oz

water dosimeter Water
180ml / ~6 fl oz

tea spoons Temperature
60C / 140F

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Aromatic Profiles

Body level BODY
Floral aroma FLORAL
Umami level UMAMI
Fruity aroma FRUITY


roast tasting ROASTED
nutty tasting NUTTY
woody tasting WOODY/EARTHY
woody tasting VEGETAL
woody tasting GRASSY

Producer Information


Mizota Chisako san was born in Fukuoka prefecture in 1937. She got married at age of 19 and began to farm green tea. She worked hard every day, even when it was rainy or windy. The couple decided to open a tiny tea shop.

After her husband won the top prize of the All Japan Green Tea Competition, a government award, their green tea became a sensation throughout all Japan.

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