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Chiran Black
Chiran Black

Origin:  Japan
Estate:  Kagoshima Prefecture

UNIQUE! From the land revered for its superb Green Tea offerings, this Black Tea from the Chiran region of Kagoshima Prefecture is a true find. Grade 2 is made using second flush leaves from three types of Japanese cultivars (Yabukita, Kanayamidori & Fujimidori). Various Japanese greens are made from these same tea trees. The liquor of this tea has refreshing reddish color, the taste is mildly sweet.

  • 4 oz. box makes approx. 50 cups
  • 1 lb. bulk bag makes approx. 180 cups
  • .5 oz. Sample makes approx. 5 cups
  • *note some blends are lighter than others

*see Tea Caddy for storage option*

Price: $20.00


New Packaging!

Steeping Instructions:

1. Fill kettle with fresh water, then heat.

2. Warm your teapot with a little hot water, discard, place your tea leaves in teapot, allowing heat of the pot to release bouquet of the tea leaves.

3. Heat water to rolling boil (212°). Steep 1 teaspoon (2.5 g/8 oz. cup) up to 5 minutes.

*Vary time according to taste, & remember that steeping tea leaves beyond 5 mins does not contribute to flavor, only bitterness.
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