Harvested leaves from Camellia sinensis which immediately undergo a process of firing or steaming. This action stops enzymatic activity that leads to oxidation (darkening) of the leaves. The moisture in the steaming process produces a more assertive green, bright and crisp character, while firing with dry heat generally produces a smooth, toasty, vegetal, and sometimes smoky profile.
Also known as Imperial Grade; sublimely smooth., delicately smoky flavor, rich mouthfeel.
Fuller body, smoky but still very clean flavor, crisper astringency.
Bright and clean,with a slight citrus zest note, and a long, sweet finish.
Nutty, deeply toasty and distinctly smooth and rounded mouthfeel. Often the favorite grade of professional tasters.
Hearty, full flavored, with classic Dragonwell character.
Classic fresh China flavor with smooth, toasty aroma, light body and a clean finish
Tea bag cut; mild, herby flavor, crisp astringency and almost yerba mate-like character.
Steamed green tea, produced in the Japanese style; crisp vegetal flavor, bright and clean mouthfeel.
Sweet and nutty edamame flavor, with savory green astringency, clean finish.
Ingredient / culinary grade matcha; brisk and vegetal, with a yellowish-green color.
Also known as Yun Wu; warm, sweet and soft with lingering toasty finish, light tender greens.
A very interesting and unique leaf style and cup character, with incredible value. A perfect tea to elevate your loose leaf tea lineup.
A famous traditional China leaf style, from the famed Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) region of Anhui, China. Soft, floral and sweet with with a buttery finish.
Tea bag cut, clean, strong green tea flavor with bright liquor.
Great daily drinker green. Juicy, clean and mellow flavor, slightly toasty but balanced with notes of cooked savory greens.
Rolled, pan-fired green; rounded mouthfeel, smoky-nutty flavor, balanced with a steamed broccoli note.
Flowering green tea, lychee flavor, 7 gram ball, approximately 65 pieces per lb.
Innovative new tea style, offering a break from the classic flavor of traditional Japanese teas. Fresh, delicately floral and smooth with an airy, mellow finish.
Stronger, more pointedly green flavor, a classic grassy sencha with crisp, juicy mouthfeel.
Great balance of fresh new grass and nutty-toasty warmth. Satisfying, smooth cup with a mochi-like sweetness.
Shaded green tea; brilliant lime-green color, savory, creamy body and fresh, sweet cup.
Shaded green tea; juicy, distinctly sweet, very little dryness, emerald cup and notes of spring peas.
Harvested on the 88th day after the first day of spring, this year’s selection is delicate and floral, with a creamy mouthfeel and a sweet vegetal aftertaste.
An excellent value matcha; traditional style, stone-ground to a fine powder, the cup is clean and well balanced; a perfect self-drinking tea or blend component.
A well-balanced and very approachable matcha. Organic Matcha Konomi, which refers to the grade used for disciplined practices in traditional tea ceremony training, is excellent as a self-drinking matcha, and also works very well with other ingredients.
A delicious and rare treat. Produced on April 16, 2016, from saemidori single cultivar bushes. Grown and processed by Mr. Hidaka and Mr. Fujiyama.
Premium sencha blended with traditional style toasted and puffed rice
Biodynamically cultivated; Ambootia estate is an industry leader in sustainable agriculture practices, social responsibility and modern food safety initiatives.
From one of the most pristine places on earth, the innovative green tea manufacturing at Tindharia lends a crisp and clean flavor, along with all of the healthful aspects of green tea.
A very useful green fannings tea. Bright and astringent, with a sweet and nutty finish, and a mild toasty aroma.