Sencha tea with rolled leaves is considered the drink of hospitality in Japan. It is grown in the Shizuoka region on the Pacific coast in a harsh climate. When brewed the liquid is clear, its subtle flavour and its iodine and vegetal notes make it a very refreshing beverage.
Traditional Japanese green tea
Originally from Zhejiang province in China, Gunpowder tea is the traditional base for mint tea. Its leaves are dried after harvesting to avoid fermentation, then rolled into pellets resembling gunpowder.
Green tea from China