Japanese Black Tea - Benifukki Cultivar


Experience the exceptional quality of Wakoucha Benifuuki, a premium Japanese black tea meticulously produced by husband and wife Masashi and Eri Harashima from the Chiyonoen Tea Garden.

Nestled in the serene mountains of Yabe Village in Yame District, Fukuoka Prefecture, this spring flush tea is celebrated for its distinctive floral and spiced notes, earning it high accolades at the Japanese Tea Festival. Rich in antioxidants, including a high concentration of Catechin, Wakoucha Benifuuki not only tantalizes the taste buds but also supports immune function and offers anti-inflammatory benefits.

The tea features a floral bouquet accented with dark fruit undertones and a hint of spice, characterized by a clear, light caramel liquor that delivers a subtly sweet flavour with an earthy floral finish. Traditionally cherished for its calming properties, this black tea enhances mood and mental clarity, making it an ideal companion for a moment of reflection in the morning or a tranquil afternoon pause.

Grown at 500-600 meters above sea level in the pristine upper reaches of Yabe Village, Fukuoka, Japan, the tea is cultivated from Benifuuki plants known for their rich and robust flavour profiles. Enjoy a cup of Wakoucha Benifuuki and let its refined flavours transport you to the tranquil mountains of Yabe Village.

Cultivar: Benifuuki
Region: Yabe Village, Yame District, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Producer: Masashi & Eri Harashima, of Chiyono-en Tea Farm
Harvested: June, 2024
Elevation: 500-600m
Picking: Riding-type Machine

This tea is certified by JAS as Organic.