Sharp and refreshing with a light-bodied taste, attractive colour and aroma combine to produce an excellent flavour. Peppermint tea is made from both the leaves and the flowers, and is quite often consumed after meals as the oils stimulate the flow of bile to the stomach and helps relieve gas pains.
This organic tea has a particularly mild and gentle flavour with a rich, green colour.
From younger tea plants (generally under 30 years old) this is best for a thinner (Usucha grade) Matcha brewed with more water and less tea, where vigorous whisking produces the characteristic frothy head and resulting crema.
From the island of Kyushu, the southern-most tea growing region in Japan.