Shizuoka

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  • Organic Japan Benifuuki Black Tea FIrst Flush

    Benifuuki Black

    $24.00 CAD for 125g
    This rare Japanese black tea is quite light but complex with sweet, floral notes of fresh baked bread and plums, and a lingering milk-sweet finish. Cultivated and harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka. Benifuuki is a hybrid of the Benihomare (assamica) and MakuraCd86 (sinensis) varietals. Loosely translates as “red riches and honors”.
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  • Organic Japan Gyokuro Saemidori Green Tea

    Gyokuro Saemidori

    $42.00 CAD for 125g
    This shade-grown, hand-picked green tea brews rich and buttery with fresh floral, fruity notes. The savoury-sweet character is truly remarkable and the leaf is good for many infusions. From the Saemidori cultivar, harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka.
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  • Organic Japan Bancha Green Tea

    Organic Bancha

    $14.00 CAD for 125g
    This late harvest green tea infuses a clear, pale yellow hue with subtle savory notes. Very easy to drink with no real astringency or sweetness. Harvested during the Fall from lower on the tea bush, these green teas generally have lower caffeine content than Sencha or Gyokuro.  
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  • Organic Japan Genmaicha Green Tea

    Organic Genmaicha

    $18.00 CAD for 125g
    Organic Japanese green tea blended with roasted rice for an incredibly rich cup with pronounced buttery, nutty notes. Cultivated and harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka.
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  • Organic Japan Houjicha (Roasted Green Tea)

    Organic Houjicha

    $16.00 CAD for 125g
    Stems and larger buds and leaves from the spring harvest are collected and roasted at high heat. The resulting tea infuses a golden brown colour with the tangy-sweet roasted notes of caramelized stone fruits. Contains less caffeine than a regular green tea. From a blend of cultivars, harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka.
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  • Organic Japan Kukicha First Flush

    Organic Kukicha

    $16.00 CAD for 125g
    Often known as "twig tea", Kukicha is a blend of tender leaves, stems and stalks which yields a smooth, rich cup low in astringency and caffeine. The infusion is bright and buttery with a sweet finish. Specially blended in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka. Winner of Japan's Tea Gold Award.  
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  • Organic Japan Matcha Uguisu 250g Culinary Grade

    Organic Matcha Uguisu 250g

    $32.00 CAD
    An organic matcha produced from tea leaves carefully grown in a cool, insect-resistant tea plantation in the mountains at an altitude of 300 to 500 m. Rich deep colour and full flavour. While considered a "culinary grade", suitable for making sweets, smoothies and lattes, this is still very worth trying on its own! From the Yabukita cultivar, harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka. Package Size - 250g *Matcha is ground using a stone mill, making the particles superfine and prone to clumping. To prevent clumping use a tea strainer to sift your matcha for optimal froth and smoothness.
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  • Organic Japan Sencha Kurumi Asamushi Green Tea

    Sencha Kurumi Asamushi

    $18.00 CAD for 125g
    A lightly steamed, Asamushi Sencha infusing with creamy-sweet notes of steamed green bean and asparagus, and hints of melon. From the Yabukita cultivar,  harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka.
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  • Organic Japan Yamabuki Nadeshiko Fermented Koji Tea

    Yamabuki Nadeshiko

    $32.00 CAD for 125g
    This uniquely fermented tea has wonderful toasty/nutty notes with hints of plum and dried fig. Very smooth with little astringency and a sweet finish. The liquor has a remarkable pink hue! Yamabuki Nadeshiko is a new Japanese tea made with a patented manufacturing method called the microbial control fermentation method, incorporating sake production techniques to tea. The tea leaves are fermented in a clean room with black koji mold for a number of days before steam is used to kill the spores and then the leaf is dried for packaging. Cultivated and harvested in mountainous Isagawa, Haruno in western Shizuoka.
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