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CHIRAN SHINCHA SE | WARAKAKE (rice straw shading) - O-FIVE RARE TEA BAR
CHIRAN SHINCHA SE | WARAKAKE (rice straw shading) - O-FIVE RARE TEA BAR

CHIRAN SHINCHA | WARAKAKE (rice straw shading)

$22.00

  • We've loved Furuchi  San's Chiran Shincha for the last 10 years.  This tea, along with SE Hashiri, are stunning special edition micro-batches that take our spring tea experience to a new level.

    This tea, in particular, is Daniel's favourite from spring 2022.

     

    Tasting notes:  artichoke hearts, raw pumpkin seeds, peach blossom

    The trees were covered 15 days with rice straw (as opposed to the canvas that is used for most kabuse cha); this is a very labour intensive process, which yields most interesting results in terms of flavour.  

    Cultivars:  Saemidori 65%Yabukita  35%

    Harvest Dates:   2022.04.17 (Saemidori) , 2022.04.20(Yabukita)

    Days Covered with Rice Straw:  15   

    Origin:  Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan  (31.4ºN 130.4ºE)

     

    Brewing Suggestions:

    WATER 70℃, 240ml
    TEA 4g
    TIME 45"

    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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  • Tea Bar Hours

    SUN 12:00PM - 7:00PM
    MON - THURS 12:00PM - 6:00PM
    FRI - SAT 12:00PM - 8:00PM
     

    Location

    2208 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
    1.604.558.0500

     

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