Hunan Province produces some excellent Japanese-style green teas. Early in the new season the tea is a bright emerald green with a great flavor noted by a spring fresh character with pungency and body. In Hunan the tea starts growing about March 15th, and between then and the end of April the quality is very good. Sencha is commonly used in Japanese tea ceremonies marking events of personal importance.
Cherry Rose Green Tea
- Cup Characteristics: The tea tends to a light liquoring, fresh and smooth with reasonable depth and body. The cherry flavoring and subtle rose hints give the tea a wonderful exotic character. Infusion: Pale yellow green. Luxury Ingredients: Green tea, rose petals, and natural flavors.