Kabuse Sencha かぶせ煎茶 : shaded tea

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If April is the month for first harvest and shincha, May is when shaded spring teas are harvested.What is a shaded tea or, as they are called in Japanese, “kabuse” かぶせ? The world kabuse かぶせ literally means cover and a shaded tea means that its cultivation method involves shading the tea plants before harvesting. This […]