2019 CHIRAN SHINCHA
A best-selling product year in and year out, and a stunning example of immaculately balanced sencha.
Bright characteristics with surprising depth, a beautiful blend of verdant intensity and umami richness.
TYPE Green Tea ORIGIN Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan GPS 31.4ºN 130.4ºE TASTING NOTES Sweet Grass | Citrus Finish | Umami GROWER Furuichi Family
Brewing GuideCHIRAN SHINCHA
WATER 70℃ | 158℉ 240ml | 8oz TEA 1 tbsp | 4g STEEP STYLE 30 seconds | multiple steeps EQUIPMENT Kyusu or glass teapot
About The Grower
After World War II, grandfather Furuichi had only a bike and a love for tea. He biked through the Chiran region in Japan buying tea leaves and making his own tea. Now his tea company is run by three generations of the Furuichi family and produces some of the best sencha we’ve ever had. They use top of the line equipment and over 10 different cultivars to produce tea that bursts with citrus notes and tastes like nothing we’ve ever had before.
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MON - SUN 10:00AM - 10:00PMHOLIDAYS: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Location2208 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC1.604.558.0500
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