Bright, in your face, more complex than it originally appears; meet a completely new aspect of Wazuka's terroir. As you sip, the first hit is of bright herbal and floral notes, often typical of Shizuoka; as the tea opens up, sweeter fruit notes (Concord gapes) appear.
We micro milled this beautiful tencha keeping the temperature of our mill's cooling system at 0°C (re-filling it with ice). :
Cultivar: Kyoken 283
Hata San is particularly fond of this cultivar, reportedly derived from a zairai (native) tree, identified in Uji. Hata San believes that the intense, multi-sensorial experience derived from this tea is very unique.
Origin: Wazuka (Kyoto), Japan
On top of 5 generations of experience processing top quality tea leaves, Hata San has also refined the art of fertilizing the soil of his fields.His garden’s land is particularly fluffy, fertilized with a fermented compost that includes sea weed and squid guts.