Hadong Mt. Jiri Sejak (Second Pluck) Green Tea (하동지리산세작녹차)

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Grade Sejak (Second Pluck) Jaksul (sparrow's beak) Nokcha (green tea)
Harvest Date Late April
Farm Location Mt. Jiri, Hwagae District, Hadong County, South Gyeongsang Province, Korea
Origin Farmers' Co-op
Harvest Method Hand Plucked
Processing Method Wilted, roasted, rolled and dried.
Product Number HN02

This Mt. Jiri Sejak green tea is hand harvested around Ipha (the beginning of the summer season). The tender young leaves are then pan fired in the traditional manner to prevent any oxidation, thereby maintaining the distinctive color and taste of the late spring harvest.

Jaksul (sparrow's beak) refers to the shape of the iconic "bud and two leaves" found at the tip of spring growth on the camellia sinensus bush. The two spreading leaves resemble an open bird’s beak and the emerging bud looks like its tongue sticking out. Sejak means "small beak".

This tea has been reviewed by the following tea bloggers:

Reviewed by Life's a Cup of Tea (Nov 27, 2017)
Reviewed by Tea with Polly (October 22, 2017)
Reviewed by Mel Had Tea (July 3, 2017)
Reviewed by Notes on Tea (June 29, 2017)
Reviewed by Rah's Thoughts on Tea (June 2017)
Reviewed by Hanamichi (May 22, 2017)
Reviewed by TeaDB (May 16, 2017)
Reviewed by My Thoughts are Like Butterflies (May 3, 2017)

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