CHIRAN SHINCHA | HASHIRI (earliest plucking)
We've loved Furuchi San's Chiran Shincha for the last 10 years. This tea, along with SE Warakeke, are stunning special edition micro-batches that take our spring tea experience to a new level.
Tasting notes: snap peas, watercress, yellow zucchini.
This tea was produced with the earliest tea buds that sprouted in the tea fields that Furuichi San has access to.
Cultivars: Saemidori 75%, Yutaka Midori 25%
Harvest Dates: April 8 -10, 2022
Days Covered with Rice Straw: 10
Origin: Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan (31.4ºN 130.4ºE)
WATER 70℃, 150ml TEA 4g TIME 20"
Summer Brewing Suggestion:
This delicious, fresh, shade grown tea happen to be ideal for mizudashi (ice brewing). If you'd some suggestions, please check our this video that we made for Asastsuyu sencha. The parameters are the same.
About The Producer
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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