Premium Organic Flavored Koucha
Carefully selected and prepared by koucha master Okamoto san in Saga prefecture, YU is a refreshing and delicious Japanese black tea flavored with white peach.
Enjoy it hot or cold, on its own or along your favorite afternoon treat. No need for any sweetener to appreciate its peachy taste!
YU comes either in a beautiful gift box (50g) or in a plain kraft bag (100g).
*This tea was grown without using any pesticide or fertilizer. It contains no sweetener.
InformationHarvest: 2022Origin: 100% Japanese tea from SagaQuality and type: Premium Organic Flavored Koucha Organic: Yes Not certified yetCultivars: Yabukita Conservation: 2 years unopened Optimal tasting: within 2 years after opening
When he was 28, Okamoto san switched careers and opened a tea shop in Saga City. A blender specializing in Japanese black tea, which is rare in Japan, he travels all over the country to visit tea farmers and select unique koucha. He researches koucha-food pairings, and receives requests for blending black tea from long-established Japanese sweets stores, hotels and restaurants.Currently the chairman of koucha at the International Friendship Tea Ceremony held at the University of Cambridge, England, Okamoto san published Japan’s first koucha book, “The Book of Japanese Black Tea.” He is working hard to convey the charm and potential of Japanese black tea, such as giving lectures and holding classrooms nationwide, and instructing producers.