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SAKURA SHINCHA 2021 | Koshun - O-FIVE RARE TEA BAR SAKURA SHINCHA 2021 | Koshun - O-FIVE RARE TEA BAR
SAKURA SHINCHA 2021 | Koshun - O-FIVE RARE TEA BAR SAKURA SHINCHA 2021 | Koshun - O-FIVE RARE TEA BAR

SAKURA SHINCHA 2021 | Koshun

$38.00

  • Quintessential Shizuoka:  vibrant shincha elegantly scented with cherry blossoms from the foothills of Mt. Fuji.  Expect the mellow, naturally floral mouthfeel of ‘Shizuoka’s gentle cultivar’ and a delicate yet lingering aroma of sakura.

    Type: green
    Origin: Haruno, Shizuoka, Japan
    GPS: 35.02°N | 138.3°E
    Grower: Isagawa (organic) cooperative
    Producer: Osada Natsumi
    Cultivars:  香駿 Koshun + 2% sakura


    A celebration of Spring, by an artist with a most educated nose.

    Nothing represents Shizuoka like fresh, ultra-vibrant (oftentimes deep steamed) green tea, cherry blossoms and Mt. Fuji. In times of peace and turmoil, they are constant reminders of the beautiful things in life.

    On top of being a talented tea grower, Osada San has one of the most educated noses we have ever encountered.  He is a multiple award winner at Japan's National Tea Tasting Competition.  He is also ranked as an '8th Dan' Tea Taster.

    In this most unusual spring, Osada San designed two sakura shincha for O5.  He chose two lots (one yabukita, one koshun) that represent the soil of Shizuoka, and enhanced them with locally sourced sakura leaves and petals.  The result is very different vs. tea that is scented with alcohol or oil based flavours; both teas are fresh and vibrant, with elegant hints of cherry.

    Brewing suggestions:  2g / 240ml / 70°C / 180”

     

     

     

     

  • Tea Bar Hours

    MON - SUN 12:00PM - 6:00PM
     

    Location

    2208 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
    1.604.558.0500

     

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