Saigo - Mecha by Saigo en, Origin: Miyazaki

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Saigo - Mecha by Saigo en, Origin: Miyazaki

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Name: saigo

Variety: Mecha 

Cultivar: Yabukita

origin: Miyazaki

Tea maker: Saigo en

harvest: 2016

Cha Do Raku's favorite.  Complex flavour.  The first brew is filled with umami, sweetness, with a kick of bitterness and acidity in the background.  The second brew gives a striking green colour.  Well balanced, but, needs to be brewed right.  I will have to relay on my mother to place order with Saigo En every year one year in advance.... Special stock.
Use 85C to infuse, not too hot or too cold, for 1min.  

 

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2 g per person/serving tea leaves / about 1 tea spoon with 80 ml at 85C for 1min

For serving 3-5 people/servings:

5 g /2 teaspoon with 240 ml hot water 

1st infusion : at 85 C for 1min

2nd infusion : at 85 to 90C for 30 sec

3rd infusion : at 90C for 30 sec

10g pack - $5

50g pack - $13

100g pack - $22