Uroncha Shimizu Koshun Ichibancha - Japanese Shizuoka Oolong - Option: 500 g

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GT0627-500

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This middle oxidized Oolong is a remarkable example of terroir driven, single cultivar tea at its best. From the mountains of Shimizu, Koushun is a single cultivar, middle oxidized Oolong with all the attributes of mountainside tea: an exotic and enticing aroma, beautifully rolled needle shaped leaves and a pure color of a brew. More

This remarkable high mountain Oolong from Shizuoka is grown at altitude on the steep slopes just south of Mount Fuji. Koushun is a unique cultivar characterized by a wildflower aroma with a gentle mineral backbone and a sophisticated and understated astringency. This middle oxidized Oolong is a remarkable example of terroir driven, single cultivar tea at its best. From the mountains of Shimizu, Koushun is a single cultivar, middle oxidized Oolong with all the attributes of mountainside tea: an exotic and enticing aroma, beautifully rolled needle shaped leaves and a pure color of a brew.

A few words about the Koshun cultivar: Quite different from the dominant Yabukita cultivar, the flavor of “Koshun” is highly rated, due to its' strong flavor, pleasant aroma and umami. Popular among the young female generation who enjoy this cultivar for having a refreshing and floral scent. This cultivar is suitable for Shizuoka Prefecture because of its high yield and strong resistance to cold. While rare, today, this cultivar has received recognition among single cultivar lovers of Japanese tea.

Parameters
Form loose tea
Country of origin Japan
Location Shizuoka, Shimizu 清水区
Cultivar Koshun 香駿
Organic Yes