In Japan, this is the most popular type of tea. Production is perfected to preserve nutrients and the green color of the tea leaves. An elegant and sweet vegetal taste.
Sencha stands in full sunlight during cultivation and therefore has a high content of catechins. You can read about the reason why it is good here: Tea and its health effects
Sencha is more vegetal in taste than traditional Chinese green tea and a cup of sencha contains more nutrients. Sencha can be harvested four times during the year, but the quality decreases each time. The best quality is obtained from the first harvest of the year, because then the plant has stood for a whole winter and acquired good qualities from the soil.
This sencha is classified as Sencha Superior and is from the first harvest of the year (Ichiban Cha) in Kyoto, Japan.
The leaves can be brewed several times.