Shincha Set 2024 - Organic Japanese Green Tea

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Shincha Set 2024

The feeling of spring in your cup!

Shincha - the "new tea" heralds the beginning of the tea year every spring. The first tea from the fine, particularly aromatic leaf tips, which are harvested in the subtropical climate of Kagoshima after a shading period of 7-10 days as early as mid-April.

In order to capture the fresh aroma in the best possible way, Shincha is dried somewhat lighter in the final processing step than is usually the case with Sencha.

In Japanese tea houses and stores, the arrival of fresh Shincha is awaited with great anticipation, and long lines often form when the time comes. In Kagoshima, a big shincha event is held every year, where you can taste and buy shinchas from different farmers and companies to your heart's content.

Depending on the cultivar used, the weather conditions, the time of harvest and the processing, even two shinchas from the same garden can turn out completely different. This results in new exciting tea experiences every year.

The 4 KEIKO Shinchas give a good impression of this range of flavors.

With their fragrance and taste, they take us to very different scenarios - what they have in common is the fresh spring feeling.

The Shincha Set contains 50g each of Shincha Yakushima, Shincha Classic, Shincha Yume and Aracha Shincha as well as a Tea Tasting Notes Journal.

Properties

Ingredients: 100%Kabusecha(green tea) from certified organic cultivation
Origin: Japan -Kagoshima
Dregree of shading: Half shade (7 - 10 days)

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Glass-teapot with stainless steel strainer, 450ml
Item No. 42201 Let your green tea shine with this borosilicate glass-teapot! Watching the water turning bright green is a special pleasure with glass teapots, however it can of course also be used for other types of tea. The large stainless steel strainer allows for the leaves to unfold and release their full aroma wonderfully. The teapot is made by Hario in Japan and is dishwasher-proof. Filling capacity The filling capacities of the teaware are always measured up to the edge - the actual quantity in daily use is slightly smaller. This teapot is for 1-6 persons.

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Open side-handle-teapot with strainer, white, 500 ml
Item no.: 41500.1 Open white tea pot with side handle and strainer on the spout. As a cooling vessel for the tea water as well as for the preparation of tea, this practical pot cuts a fine figure.The tea leaves can be put directly into the pot. In the open pot, you can watch the tea leaves unfold and dance through the pot as they are poured out. The strainer on the spout prevents the tea leaves from ending up in the cup. Variations Please note that the shape, color and size of the tea pottery may vary slightly!

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Kyusu Teapot, red
Small, red kyusu with smooth, glossy finish and integrated stainless steel strainer.Japanese kyusu side handle teapots are ideal for brewing green tea.The tea leaves can unfold freely in the pot and are retained by an integrated strainer in front of the spout during infusion.The filling quantity of the pot should be chosen in such a way that the tea can be completely distributed over the cup(s) provided and no water remains in the pot.The leaves remain in the pot and are then simply brewed again briefly with water for further infusions.<h3>Dimensions</h3>Filling capacity: 140 mlFor 1-2 persons . <h3>Variations</h3>Please note that the shape, color and size of the tea ceramics may vary slightly!In particular, this applies to pots, which are all at least partially handmade.CleaningFor cleaning in everyday use, simply knock out the tea set and rinse well with clean water also through the strainer. If, after prolonged use, the strainer has slowly become clogged, here are instructions for the care and cleaning of your teapot - for unadulterated tea enjoyment: Cleaning instructions for teapots.

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