Kumamoto

A 2-post collection,

March 2022 – Oolong from Kumamoto

This month we selected an Oolongcha (烏龍茶) “made in Japan”, elaborated in the district of Kuma (球磨) in the Kumamoto prefecture (熊本). Oolong or Oolongcha We aimed at an Oolong made exclusively in Japan. Oolong is a half-oxidized tea, that you may know as a Chinese tea. And indeed it is usually “made in China“ or “made in Taiwan”. In Chinese, Oolongcha (烏龍茶) means a tea (茶) having a black color like a raven (烏), and curled like a dragon
- March 2022 – Oolong from Kumamoto

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June 2016 – Shincha from Kumamoto

This month we selected a Shincha (新茶) from the prefecture of Kumamoto (熊本茶). Shincha Shincha (新茶) 2016 has been released in Japan! The 88th day from the spring equinox is the day of the first harvest of tea in Japan. The harvest lasts from the beginning of May until June. The tea produced from the first burgeons has a fresh taste and a pleasant scent. This reminds us of a fresh green. Shincha means “new tea” in Japanese. The flavor
- June 2016 – Shincha from Kumamoto

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