Australian Sencha Green Tea
Allow this traditional tea of Japan to lift your spirits day or night with a refreshing clean sweet taste, sipping this tea is like a ceremony in a cup.
Grown in Australia using only the best leaves and traditional steaming and rolling techniques. Sencha tea is a thirst-quenching tea with its own flavours and aroma.
Here at The Tea Chest our teas are all hand blended made in small batches, packaged in heat sealed foil lined bags with tear off resealable zip lock enclosure to help maintain freshness. Blended and packaged in the rainforest surrounds of Far North Queensland.
The Tea Chest is a small family, and operated business producing a treasure of teas.
Follow our brewing guide or experiment to find your perfect cup.
Caffeine Class: Low
How it tastes: With its lovely light golden lime colour, this Sencha tea imparts a grassy, sweet and mildly astringent flavour. Sipping this tea is like a ceremony in a cup.
Why its special: Sencha is the most commonly known green tea. It is produced from the first and second flush tea. Once only drunk by the richer people it can now be enjoyed by everyone.
Our Sencha is harvested here in Australia from the best tea leaves before being taken to the factory where it is steamed, rolled and shaped to give a bright and vibrant tea.
Green Tea benefits:Sencha tea is renowned to have many excellent health benefits, including its ability to prevent chronic diseases, reduce blood pressure, balance cholesterol levels, aid in weight loss, protect the immune system, increase energy, and stimulate cognitive activity.
To Serve: Heat 250mls of water to 70-80 degrees. Add 2 teaspoons of tea and allow to infuse for 90 seconds, to give a light yellow-green liquor. Can be infused 2 or 3 times. Can also be consumed chilled on a hot summer’s day.
Tea Type: Green Tea - Camellia sinensis