For green tea connoisseurs, we bring you Jeoncha. Similar to Japanese Sencha in its taste and in its production method. This organic Korean green tea is grown on the tiny island of Jeju off the southern coast of mainland, South Korea. The nutrient-rich volcanic soil of the terroir creates the perfect conditions to cultivate this special organic tea, which is only harvested for only 10 days in the springtime. Korean Jeoncha features no bitterness and is sure to impress green tea lovers with its blend of sweet notes, and delicious umami-savouriness.
Type: Green tea
Origin: Boseong, Jeju Island, and Hadong South Korea
Tasting notes: The infusion delivers a light green smooth-textured liquor, slightly astringent with fresh long tasting, sweet vegetal notes an umami savouriness. The aroma is reminiscent of fresh spring greens.
Temperature: 60-70 degrees
Brewing instructions: approx. 1-2 scoops or 2-3 grams for every 150ml of water for 1-2 minute infusion.
Gong fu method; 2-3 scoops or 5 grams for every 150ml of water. First infusion 20-30 seconds and then 40-50 seconds for up to 5 infusions.
Pair with: shellfish, raw or cooked fish, vegetables, soft cheeses
Ingredients: Korean Green tea
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