Green tea in Japan has a storied and celebrated history. Begin your exploration of the many varieties Japan has to offer with this loose leaf tea sampler. Each sample makes about 8-10 cups of tea. This set includes:
kukicha - This blend of leaves and stems yields a sweet sesame seed or chestnut note. Tender like soft white rice. Balanced and low in astringency.
hojicha - An Adagio customer favorite, with a toasty nutty flavor and slightly mesquite note. Earthy and warm quality, soothing finish.
genmai cha - Classic Japanese green tea, blended with toasted, popped rice. Warm, nutty with a lovely savory and hearty quality.
sencha overture - Rich, brothy texture, refreshing aroma and sweet flavor reminiscent of tender steamed veggies and fresh seaweed.