Ingredients: Organically grown green tea leaves
Product weight: 90g
Clearspring Organic Japanese Sencha is grown in the luscious rolling hills around Kyoto and Kyushu, areas known for their ideal climatic and soil conditions which produce some of the ﬁnest tea in Japan. The tender young leaves are steamed, rolled and dried immediately after harvesting to ensure freshness and aroma are locked in to bring you an authentic, ﬂavourful Japanese Sencha tea experience.
Place 1 heaped teaspoon of tea per person in a teapot. Boil fresh water and leave to cool for a minute before pouring over the tea. Infuse for only 1-2 minutes and enjoy.
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In the hills around Kyoto, the third generation of the Nagata family use special organic methods, known as Nature Farming, to produce a range of exquisite green teas for Clearspring.
The ancient farming approach used by the Nagatas builds up soil vitality by maintaining a semi-wild environment, where the plants are not overly protected and gain nourishment from repeated applications of compost made from tea clippings and dried leaves, which together with regular mulching helps control weed growth and maintain soil moisture.
Whilst most tea farmers spray their plants with pesticides and herbicides 15-20 times a year, the Nagatas' tea bushes have a vigour that enables them to thrive without chemical inputs.
The Nagatas' yields may be lower than average but their plants have far less mould and blight. They remain productive for up to 40 years, twice as long as the typical tea bush treated with chemicals.
As well as growing tea, the Nagatas undertake the skilful blanching, drying and roasting processes to bring out the unique flavours of each individual blend.
I used to give it 5 stars back in 2019 but teas change with the years and all my recent purchases have been a 'Pale imitation' of the tea with which I was first acquainted. It is still nice but not great anymore at the time of reviewing.
Best I’ve had
My favourite green tea! I love this variety and it's a refreshing, everyday treat that I drink while studying or when relaxing. Always like to have it in stock in my tea cupboard.
I love this tea, it's my daily afternoon treat! Flavour is really nice. I'm glad I found this organic tea!
Really nice to be able to get an organic sencha, which is very important given the amount of time the tea steeps and the multiple refills (of water) using the same tea leaves. So it needs to be organic. Just wish the packing wasn’t plastic.