SENCHA: Sofu Cultivar, 100g/3.5oz
About Sofu Cultivar
Sofu is a tea with a unique jasmine-like aroma and a hint of sweetness not found in other sencha teas. With an exotic, floral aroma, you can enjoy different profiles as you go through the first or second cups. Light on the palate and does not have a strong body and perfect for those who prefer a smooth and fragrant tea rather than a tea with a strong umami flavor.
About Tokunoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture
Tokunoshima is a remote island located between Kagoshima and Okinawa Prefecture. Surrounded by beautiful ocean, the island is popular for marine activities such as diving and surfing. Located at the very southern end of Japan's tea-growing regions. The amount of sunlight exposure on the tropical island of Tokunoshima makes it suitable for growing tea, which is rich in catechins, a functional health ingredient.
- Type of tea : Sencha
- Origin : Tokunoshima, Kagoshima
- Harvest : First Flash, March 2021
- Caffeine Level : Medium
- Water Temp: 70°C (158°F)
- Steep Time: 60 seconds
- Servings: Tea leaves can be steeped up to 3 times
Note: We offer these steeping recommendations simply as a guide. Please prepare using your preferred method.