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The third largest producer of tea in the world, almost all
is green and consumed within the country. Tea is grown
on Kyushu and on the main island, Honshu. The main
classifications of tea are Gyokuro, Matcha, Sencha
The bulk of production is sencha, a term which describes
a wide range of teas varying in quality, preparation
and, of course, price. We stock a
and Organic Genmai Cha. Gyokuro
is tea of the highest quality, taken from bushes which
are kept in shade for three weeks prior to a single
picking of the season.
Our prices are indicated in brackets and are in Canadian
Dollars. They refer to 125g/250g/500g.
Organic Genmai Cha (18.00/34.00/65.00 O)
Combine the astringency and pale colour of a Japanese tea with
toasted rice to give a decidedly wheaty flavour.
Yame Gyokuro (44.00/50g O)
A prized gyokuro tea with long, fine leaves infusing to
give a jade green liquor that is smooth and flavourful.
Gyokuro Asahi (58.00/113.00/223.00)
This hand-made rarity has long pine needle-shaped, dark green
leaves and infuses a clear light yellow with fresh grass
scent and a highly aromatic taste. Reinfuses many times.
Sencha Fukujyu (21.00/39.00/75.00)
Carefully processed and slightly steamed before rolling and
drying, this tea infuses a light olive green colour and offers
a strong, distinct
Organic Bancha (15.00/29.00/56.00 O)
A late harvest tea, bancha is the everyday tea of Japan. Considered
healthy, it is low in caffeine and high in Vitamin C.
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