2018 Uji Karigane Kukicha Hojicha Roasted Green Tea
|Grade||Karigane stems from the Gyokuro (Jade Dew) Ichibancha (First Flush) of Camellia sinensus var. Yabukita (80%)|
|Harvest Date||During May 2018|
|Farm Location||Ujitawara, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan|
|Origin||Blended from several Uji farms|
|Harvest Method||Machine harvested|
|Processing Method||Shade grown for 20 days prior to harvest, wilted, steamed, kneaded, sieved, cut, sorted and dried and roasted|
This Hojicha (roasted green tea) from Uji is a Kukicha (stem tea) of the Karigane (“Wild Goose”) grade, made from leaf stems of the Gyokuro (“Jade Dew”) Sencha harvest, which is shaded for 20 days prior to harvest and is considered to be of the highest quality.