Catch me if you can


Catch me if you can


Name: Catch me if you can

Variety: icho Kamairi white tea aged

Origin: Iruma, Saitama, Japan

Tea maker: Yoshiaki Hiruma

Harvest: 2008

Plant variety: Yumewakaba

Stored as oxidized icho tea leaves without further rolling or roasting since 2008, Yoshiaki Hiruma revived the leaves with his super craftsmanship.  The result is beautiful delicate tea leaves that yields powerful flowery aroma with slightly nutty flavor.  As powerful as the aroma is, it is hard to capture in the tea liquor.  This is a tea that you sit down with sound mind with time to meditate with the tea.  Boil water, take out your best tea pot, pour hot boing water over these delicate tea leaves, observe as it releases beautiful aroma.  

due to rarity of this tea this is only available in 10g pack at $53

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Brewing suggestion:

Brew with: 3g (handful) tea with 150ml water

1st infusion: at 100 C  for 2 min

2nd infusion: at 100 C for 1 1/2min