A cultivar is a plant that has been specifically bred & grown by humans. Upon harvesting, they can be processed & sold either as a single cultivar tea, or different cultivars can be blended together to achieve the desired flavour. Each cultivar has its own unique flavour profile such as umami, astringency, sweetness and hay.
medium umami notes with sweet undertones and low bitterness.
Usucha: 2 - 3g 80°C, 70ml 15 sec (whisk)
Koicha: 4 - 5g 80°C, 40ml 15 sec (whisk)
Net weight: 30g
Origin: Wazuka, Kyoto
Shelf life: 6 months