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Kyoto Cherry Green Tea

Kyoto Cherry Green Tea

$4.75Price

This premium green tea flavored with summer cherries is a treat for any far eastern fans musing about cherry orchards, delectable both hot and cold.

 

This tea contains a moderate level of caffeine | Steep at 180° for 2-3 minutes.

 

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Ingredients & Lore:

 

Blended With Green Tea, Natural Wild Cherry Flavor, Rose Petals & Cherries

 

Anton Chekhov was a famous 19th century Russian playwright and short story writer. He is known for several things, including revolutionizing what we now recognize as modern theatre and his famous “Chekov’s gun” principle, which stipulates that any element not required for a story should be stripped away. His last play, The Cherry Orchard, features an aristocratic family trying to determine the fate of their family’s estate and orchard in the face of debt and social change. In this tea, like Chekov’s work, we try to keep things simple, keeping only that which is necessary for your best cup.

 

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All our tea comes from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. The styles of tea are produced by altering the shape and chemistry of the leaf, rather unromantically called 'processing' or 'manufacturing.' To ensure the best quality and value, we import our teas directly from the countries in which they are grown, working closely with the farmers who tender them.

 

For our flavor teas we use high grown teas from the top 3 tea growing regions of Sri Lanka - Nuwara Eliya, Dimbula and Uva. These three high-grown districts produce flavorful teas that have classic 'Ceylon' tea character which is noted by floral bouquet and flavor notes, touches of mild astringency, bright coppery color and, most importantly - perfect for use as the base tea of our flavored teas. (We have tested teas from various other origins around the world as base stock for our flavored teas, but none of these teas made the grade.) Dimbula and the western estates of Nuwara Eliya have a major quality peak during Jan/Feb, whereas Uva and the eastern estates of Nuwara Eliya have their peak in July/Aug. This 'dual peak period' allow us to buy the best for our flavored tea blends several times during the year, ensuring top quality and freshness.

 

We specifically use only natural flavors. High quality tea tastes good and natural flavors do not mask the natural taste of the high grown tea. (The norm for many making flavored tea is to use overpowering artificial flavors, which can be used to hide lower quality tea). Natural flavors do not leave an aftertaste giving the tea a clean and true character. It should be noted that natural flavors tend to be somewhat 'soft ' and the flavors slightly muted, but for many this is a refreshing change and one of the desired attributes of our naturally flavored teas.

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