Picked during the first harvest of the year (May in Miyazaki), this kamairicha is certified kama hou by the prefecture of Miyazaki. It was created by Sekiya san, a 10th-dan Master of tea. YOSHIRO is an exceptional kamairicha, made exclusively from the Okumidori cultivar.
This aromatic tea has notes of artichoke hearts, daikon, and chestnuts. It has a nice balance of bitterness and sweetness, with subtle hints of roasted corn and toasted peanut. Enjoying this special tea creates a soothing and comforting sipping experience.
InformationNet Weight: 50gHarvest: 2022Origin: 100% Japanese tea from MiyazakiQuality and type: Premium Kamairicha Organic: No Cultivars: Okumidori Conservation: 1 year unopened Optimal tasting: within 6 weeks after opening
Sekiya Hirotsugu san has gained a lot of attention in Miyazaki and Japan as being one of the youngest tea masters to receive a 10th dan (highest grade) in tea appraisal. There are only a dozen people holding this ranking in Japan.With his unique ideas, he creates distinctive teas on a continuous basis that are very appreciated by tea merchants throughout the country. Sekiya san is very active in promoting high quality teas from Miyazaki and making them known to the public not only to Japan but also overseas.