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The Kuriwatase cultivar from Tanegashima is quite a rare specimen. This extra early harvested leaf was steamed long as a fukamushi, to create a deep green color with a light sweetness.
Name: Shincha Tanegashima Kuriwatase O-hashiri
Japanese name: 新茶、種子島くりわたせ、大走り
Ingredients: Green tea
Net weight: 50 grams / 1.76 oz
Harvest: April 7, 2016
Region: Tanegashima, Kagoshima
Notes: Deep-steamed, early limited harvest
Name: Cha no Ikedaya
Type: 4th generation tea shop
Location: 1-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023, JAPAN
Visiting Shinjuku, Tokyo? Visit the Ikeda family shop!
To find this hole-in-the-wall shop, exiting the central west ticket gates, head left to the Odakyu lines, it is on the way. Click on map to enlarge.