Ashikubo Teaworks: Asamushi Sencha Kunpu 足久保 薫風

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JPY ¥450

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Harvested at the beginning of May when the young leaves of trees begin filling the mountains, this sencha from the fields of the mountain village of Ashikubo, Shizuoka, is named "kunpu" 薫風 after the gentle breeze blowing through these early leaves. 

An exquisite tea from the Ashikubo Teaworks farmers cooperative, this tea was lightly steamed to preserve its beautiful shape, and rolled into fine needles. Strong umami flavor with light notes of astringency.

Flavor profile

According to Ashikubo Teaworks: 16.5 / 25

  • Umami 4/5 (5 is strongest umami)
  • Sweetness 2/5 (5 is sweetest)
  • Astringency 3/5 (5 is least astringent)
  • Bitterness 2.5/5 (5 is least bitter)
  • Aroma 4/5 (5 is most aromatic)

Recommended Steeping

  • First steeping
    • Tea: 5 grams
    • Time: 1 minute
    • Water temperature: 70C / 158F
    • Water amount: 200 ml
  • 2nd steeping
    • Time: 10 seconds (pour in, pour out)
    • Water temperature: 90C / 194F
    • Water amount: 200 ml
  • 3rd steeping
    • Time: 60 seconds (depending on desired strength)
    • Water temperature: 90C / 194F
    • Water amount: 200 ml

Product info

About Ashikubo Teaworks

  • Type: agricultural cooperative 
  • Location: Ashikubo Village in the mountains of Shizuoka

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