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Brimming With Umami...

Tencha Produces a Pale Jade Cup...

Brimming With Umami...

Of the many wonderful healthy things about Matcha, two stand out as primary factors that bring us its greatness.


First is the fact that you consume and digest the tiny ground particles of tea leaf that your body digests providing you, in addition to the steeped-out benefits, goodness from the non-water soluble ingredients in the solid part of the leaf that would otherwise never steep-out being locked-into the leaf...


But then comes the quality of the leaf material itself that is ground into those microscopic bits we have come to know as Matcha...and that is Tencha...


Low and behold, Tencha deserves a place amongst the loose leaf tea collections of all green tea lovers, especially those that can never get enough Umami in their cup...


The Character of Tencha stands alone. Very different from the quality Matcha experience, but none less wonderful. Tencha will yield you a thick viscous mouthfeel brimming with the salty-seaweedy vegital green tea character we love.


For those enjoying our wonderful selection of Japanese Teas, Tencha will wiggle its way into your tea cupboard quite easily...


Shade growing for the last 7-10 days before harvest puts stress on the light starved plants. Plants react by taking more nutrients from the soil in turn increasing amino acids in the plant...responsible for the taste we love...Umami


Recently we have added Tencha to our tealist so whenever you are ready to try something special, amazing and oh-so good for you try giving this one a steep...



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