This is a rare and limited offering. Hashiri is 'first harvest'. Shincha is the first flush of the Spring tea in Japan. This tea comes from the Moriuchi tea farm in the Uchimaki region of Shizuoka. It produces an emerald liquid full of flavor. Arrives mid-May annually. Get yours today!
Insider Tip: Play with the infusion time on this one! Start at a minute and infuse longer after that. If you just have time for one infusion, steep it for two minutes (but this tea deserves multiple infusions!)
Caffeine Level: Low.
Tea lovers eagerly anticipate the first teas of the Spring. The tea plants have been dormant during the winter and now yield teas that are fresh. fragrant and full of flavor. This first of the first is carefully hand picked then lightly processed to maintain all of the grassy, umami flavors we search for in a tea like this. It is best enjoyed early in the year.
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