Hashiri Shincha

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Origin:Shizuoka, Japan


Hashiri means "early season" in Japanese. Our Hashiri Shincha is produced from new-growth leaves harvested at the end of April. These early-season leaves are very soft and contain a unique sweetness. This is the taste of spring. 


What Is Shincha

Shincha (新茶 or "new tea") is a Japanese green tea that comes from first harvest sencha during spring. Shincha comes from the best of the highly-coveted first-harvest leaves. It’s only available in limited quantities during the springtime which makes it a prized tea. During winter, tea plants store minerals and nutrients, such as amino acids, which are then released into the various parts of the plant when it starts to bud. This provides shincha its characteristic sweet taste compared to other Japanese green teas, as well as a lower level of astringency. Not only is shincha made from the best quality leaves, but it is also the freshest tea you can enjoy. Read more about Shincha here.



Hot Brew Preparation

Icon of Tea Leaf 5g (2 tsp)
Icon of Water Droplet 8 oz (240 ml)
Icon of Stopwatch 30-60 sec
Icon of Thermometer 170 °F or below

Cold Brew Preparation

Icon of Tea Leaf 5g (2 tsp)
Icon of Water Droplet 8 oz (240 ml)
Icon of Stopwatch 10 min
Icon of Thermometer Ice water


  • Limited Edition
  • Season: First harvest of early Spring 2023
  • Net Weight: 50g
  • Style: Fukamushi (Deep-Steamed)

Product Reviews

2 reviews  |  Write a Review

Very nice

Fragrant and flavourful.

A Captivating Prelude to the Harvest Season

Sugimoto's Hashiri Shincha is an enchanting Japanese green tea that anticipates the harvest season. Its vibrant character and tantalizing flavors captivate the palate. The leaves emit a fresh aroma, evoking verdant grass and delicate marine notes. The infusion reveals a symphony of flavors, balancing sweetness, floral undertones, and a touch of umami. Crafted with precision, this limited-edition tea embodies the essence of the season. Experience Sugimoto's Hashiri Shincha, a treasured delight that captures the anticipation of harvest in every sip.

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