Green tea - Fujian Sencha 僧侣

China Herbaceous, Fresh, Sour, Rare

Sencha has always been the favorite green tea of Buddhist monks in China, it was considered a source of elevation. The word Sencha means "steamed". First, the leaves are folded lengthwise and dried on tempered trays. Then the leaves are heated in pots to stop the enzymatic fermentation. After infusion, you will discover complete leaves with a bright yellow reflection. The main notes are herbaceous, fresh with a slight acidity at the end. A Sencha of a rare quality respectful of the Emperor's tradition.

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Organic Sencha green tea from Fujian: a fresh tea with a slight acidity

This organic Sencha green tea comes from China, and more precisely from Fujian, a region in the south of China located opposite Taiwan. Particularly appreciated by Buddhist monks for its virtues and taste, Fujian organic Sencha is in a way the elixir of wisdom.

This green tea has long rolled leaves that stand out with yellow highlights. Green Sencha was originally grown in Japan. However, tea producers in China have managed to produce a beautiful version while maintaining its specific manufacturing method. Tea making is an art that Asians have mastered to perfection.

This tea is used as a base for many flavored teas, you can if you wish give free rein to your desires and your imagination and create your own flavored teas. If you have mint leaves for example, do not hesitate to try this association as you could do with a Gunpowder. This organic green Sencha tea from Fujian is also very appreciated cold, let it brew and add some crushed ice, you will get a thirst-quenching drink ideal throughout the summer.

What are the flavors of Fujian Organic Sencha Green Tea?

This Fujian Organic Sencha Green Tea reveals fresh and herbaceous notes that make it very pleasant to drink. At the end of the mouth, there is a slight acidity that is not disarming. However, if the bitterness bothers you, this Sencha green tea can be perfectly combined with a little sugar or a cloud of milk.

Organic Fujian Sencha green tea: from plantation to cup

Organic Sencha green tea from Fujian is quite specific; it is one of the greenest teas available. Like all green teas, it is not oxidized. To stop the natural oxidation of this Fujian Sencha tea, the leaves are thrown into a steam bath using the Japanese method. This is what makes it specific. Indeed, traditionally, the Chinese stop the oxidation of tea in metal basins. Here, even if this green tea comes from Fujian, the traditional Japanese method is respected.

The leaves are softened and then folded lengthwise, this is the rolling phase. It is essential because it will determine the notes of your green tea.

Finally, the leaves are placed on trays and dried to reduce the humidity to 5 to 6%, stabilize the flavors and ensure better conservation.

Food and tea: David's Vanilla pairings

This organic Sencha green tea from Fujian goes perfectly with Asian flavored dishes. Enjoy it with a salmon tartar flavored with soy and ginger. It is a perfect accompaniment to grilled fish or seafood.

Preparation and tasting advice for your Fujian organic Sencha green tea

Infusion temperature: 80°
Infusion time: between 3 minutes and 3 minutes 45
Dosage: 10 g for one liter of water
Ideal moment for tasting: at any time of the day to benefit from its stimulating effects.

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Herbaceous, Fresh, Sour, Rare
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Christian G. published the 17/02/2023 following an order made on 02/02/2023


le produit est facile d'utilisation même sans théière, le goût pas désagréable. seul bémol j'en ai fais la première fois un peu trop et le lendemain moins bon mais je suis responsable

André E. published the 31/12/2022 following an order made on 15/12/2022


très bien.merci

Jean-Pierre Joseph G. published the 31/12/2022 following an order made on 13/12/2022


Fin, délicat et bien caractérisé.

claude Jean M. published the 23/04/2022 following an order made on 12/04/2022



Anonymous A. published the 11/02/2022 following an order made on 22/01/2022


Pas tester mais visuellement très bien

Anonymous A. published the 23/12/2021 following an order made on 30/11/2021



Anonymous A. published the 04/12/2021 following an order made on 20/11/2021


Très bien

Anonymous A. published the 08/11/2021 following an order made on 23/10/2021


Très bon.