Genmaicha Green Tea
Green tea Genmaicha in premium version thanks to the fine selection of tea leaves and rice grains. Absolutely unique traditional Japanese tea! A sencha tea where roasted rice has been added. The roasted rice gives the tea a very crispy taste.
The sencha brings a lot of freshness, the rice for its part, diffuses a light nutty taste. The cup is warm and malty with the taste of roasted rice grains.
The liquor is light yellow. The result of a very fine assembly.
Benefits of green tea
The flavors that distinguish sencha are a delicate sweetness and a mild astringency.
In Japan, sencha accounts for approximately 75% of the green tea production followed by bancha (about 14%). Prefecture of Shizuoka, Kagoshima and Miyazaki mainly produce this type of green tea sencha. When picking Sencha tea by hand, usually stems with a shoot and two or three opened leaves are picked. Sencha is picked in the spring. Processed by steaming, kneading and drying new shoots. The steaming process has a significant effect on the Sencha’s color and quality.
Sencha is the most popular Japanese green tea because of its briskness.
Compared to bancha, sencha has the highest amount of theine and vitamin C. In addition, there are numerous health benefits of green tea. For example, it helps to maintain healthy body weight, antioxidative properties, likely advantageous influence on breast cancer. It has also cognitive function and positive impact on bone density, caries, periodontal diseases and diabetes.
Tasting: a sencha that develops fruity aromas accompanied by bitterness and fresh roundness. It is a perfect tea at any time of the day.
Preparation: in kyusu or teapot. Steeping time: 2 -3 minutes / 75-85 ° c / 3g (1 tsp. dessert) / in 100 ml. Next infuse 10 sec. 2 minutes for the following infusions (about 3-4 infusions possible).
Enjoy your cup of favourite green tea Genmaicha!
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