Green Tea - Fujian Sencha 僧侣

China Herbaceous, Fresh, Sour, Rare

Sencha has always been the preferred 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 full leaves with a bright yellow glow. 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.

50g = 25 cups of this exceptional tea

Infusion time: 3 minutes to 3 minutes 45.
Infusion temperature: 80°c

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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 southern China 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. Originally, green Sencha was grown in Japan. However, tea producers in China have managed to produce a beautiful version while preserving its specific manufacturing method. Tea making is an art that the 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 flavours of Fujian Organic Sencha Green Tea?

This Fujian Organic Sencha Green Tea reveals fresh and herbaceous notes that make it very pleasant to drink. On the finish, 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 Sencha green tea from Fujian: from the plantation to the 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 special. 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 as 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%, stabilise the flavours and ensure better conservation.

Food and tea: David Vanille's pairings

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

The virtues of organic Sencha green tea from Fujian

Green tea is usually rich in antioxidants, but organic Sencha green tea from Fujian is even richer than the others. This helps to fight against the aging of cells, but against their alteration, green tea helps to reduce the risk of cancer.

Drinking organic Fujian Sencha green tea also reduces the risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease or stroke.

Able to reduce blood sugar levels, Sencha green tea helps to fight against type 2 diabetes.

Containing caffeine, this green tea is a very good stimulant for the brain, it has a positive effect on memory and helps delay the onset of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

Finally, this green tea is a real slimming ally. In particular, it helps to reduce waistline and abdominal fat. Of course, it is not a magic drink, Sencha tea will gain in effectiveness within the framework of a healthy life.

Advice on how to prepare and enjoy your organic Sencha green tea from Fujian

Infusion temperature: 80°
Infusion time: between 3 minutes and 3 minutes 45
Dosage: 10 g per litre of water
Ideal moment for tasting: at any time of the day to take advantage of its stimulating effects.

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Herbaceous, Fresh, Sour, Rare
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