GYOKURO & SENCHA SET IV
DescriptionFrom the small mountainous area of Hoshinomura (Yame), renowned for its gyokuro, this beautiful and luxurious gift set combines 160g of premium gyokuro and 160g of premium sencha.
As you open the bag, you will enjoy the nutty aroma of the gyokuro, as well as its fine needles and deep emerald green. Rich and full on the palate, its powerful umami and sweet taste are complemented by slightly oaky notes that will remind you of dashi broth. Its long after taste has a subtle bitterness.
The sencha has a sweet and delicate aroma. Its fine needles and deep green are delightful. Brewed, its emerald color is beautiful, its umami is subtle. A delicate green tea, sweet and with no trace of bitterness.
100% Japanese tea from Chiran and Yame
Quality and Type
Premium Gyokuro, Premium Sencha, Competition Sencha
Conservation: 1 year unopened
Optimal tasting: within 6 weeks after opening
Tea for 2
100ml / 3.38oz
50-60C / 122F – 140F
1min 40s to 2min
Tea for 2
80C / 176F
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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