Renowned for its unparalleled views of Mt. Fuji, Shizuoka is a prefecture
situated on Honshu's Pacific coast. As the largest tea producing region in
Japan, Shizuoka is responsible for growing approximately 40% of the ocha, or
Shizuoka is home to unique terrain, mineral rich soil, four distinct seasons,
and adequate rainfall with dense coastal fog; all of the necessary elements for
growing exceptional tea. Green tea plantations in Shizuoka date back to 1241
when a monk by the name of Shoichi Kokushi planted green tea seeds there that he
has obtained while on a trip to China.
Toast, candied nuts, and light vegetal spring greens.
Deeply sweet aroma of freshly buttered greens and seaweed.
Light layered cup with nutty umami and delicate apricot notes.