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Pesticide-free genmai-cha from Hon.yama

Type of tea: Genmai-cha
Origin: Ushizuma, Aoi ward, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture
Harvest: Spring 2017 (tea) / Fall 2016 (rice)
Pesticide-free genmai-cha from Hon.yama

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Genmai-cha is a tea to which roasted rice has been added. In general, it is an inexpensive product for general consumption.
However, this genmai-cha is made of Hon.yama mountain sencha from the first spring harvest. The rice also comes from Hon.yama. Both the rice and the tea are grown in exactly the same area, Ushizuma, by the same farmer, Mr. Shigeta, under organic conditions, using neither chemical fertilizer nor pesticides.
With beautiful shiny leaves rolled into fine needles, its taste and fragrance are much more subtle than those of usual genmai-chas. Even just the way it looks makes the mouth water. The mellow freshness of mountain tea and the lightly caramelized aroma of the rice are in perfect harmony.
A genmai-cha that is a pleasant surprise, even for those who do not usually like genmai-chas.

Steeping method
  • Quantity of leaves: 4 g (1.5 tsp)
  • Quantity of water: 100 ml (1/2 cup)
  • Water temperature: 90-95°C (194-203°F)
  • Steeping time: 60s

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Pesticide-free genmai-cha from Hon.yama
GNM-19-001-100

USD $12.67  / 100g





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TEXT_REVIEW_TITLE    Average Rating:5 of 5 Stars! 5 (2 reviews)
TEXT_OF_5_STARS10/06/2017   by Jacob
A great genmaicha that quickly made its way into my daily rotation.

TEXT_OF_5_STARS08/13/2015   by Jakob
The sight of perfectly rolled, spiny leaves and dark, caramelised rice grains, gives the impression ...
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