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Hanami Petite Presentation Box

Green Tea
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AWARD WINNER: 2018 Silver Medal at the Global Tea Championship.

The Petite Presentation Box is a perfect way to introduce yourself, or someone else, to the extraordinary experience of Tea Forté. And when entertaining, you will be sure to have something for everyone. The open lid reveals a detailed tasting menu. Each box contains 10 pyramid infusers.

Our impression of the cherry blossom melds organic tart cherries with fragrant flowers and green tea. Named for the annual Japanese flower viewing festival, each cup invites tea lovers around the world to breathe in, behold, and appreciate the fleeting beauty of spring flowers in bloom. The surest sign of spring is the cherry blossom. The Hanami custom revolves around savoring the specialness of the season while it lasts. Inspired by this lovely tradition, our blend is meant to capture the experience of spring in a cup. Hanami is an organic tea blend.
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About Hanami

Tea Type : Green Tea

Light and fresh with notes of spring, our new Hanami tea blend was awarded the silver medal at the 2018 Global Tea Championship. Named for the annual Japanese cherry blossom festival, each cup invites tea lovers around the world to breathe in and appreciate the fleeting beauty of spring flowers in bloom.

Steeping instructions

1. Heat water to 175˚F.
2. Place tea in cup and pour water over the leaves.
3. Steep for 2-4 minutes.
4. Enjoy!

For loose leaf iced teas, use 2 tsp per 8oz glass.

Tasting Notes

Flavor: Notes of cherry
Aroma: Lightly floral & fruity
Infusion color: Light golden-green


  • Organic green tea
  • Organic cherry
  • Natural flavors
  • Organic rose petals

Caffeine Content (Mg)

0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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  1. Gail P.

    Box of Delight

    This box was a beautiful package holding such a tasteful delight. Yummy is the word that comes to mind. Thank you for a pure taste of the Far East.

    03/16/18 | Milan, PA
  2. Kathryn R.

    Subtle Flavor, Lovely Presentation

    This is a very gently flavored, traditional green tea. I tend to enjoy my green teas with a little more flavor, but if you enjoy a more delicate cup, you will likely enjoy Hanami. The cherry is a nice addition, that brings some interest to the flavor and keeps it from registering as bland. As always, the tea forte pyramid infusers are adorable. Great for hosting.

    03/16/18 | Chicago, IL
  3. Laurie S.

    Delightful tea

    Hanami is a wonderful addition to the green tea collection. Fresh green tea with fruit accents. The tea bags are beautifully packaged and make for a great gift as well as a way to bring the wonderful Hanami flavor on the go!

    03/15/18 | San Marcos, CA
  4. Frances T.

    Very Subtle Flavoring

    Much like the loose variety of this tea, Hanami is very light and perfect for the warmer months. The aroma is fantastic and the cherry flavor is a subtle undertone rather than the main flavor. Given how subtle the flavoring is, I would suggest making sure you know the size of your tea cup. I believe the infuser is meant for an 8oz cup and many cups are 12oz. Oversteeping turns the flavor bitter and the infusers don’t allow for you to add a little more to the brewing, so it’s best to use the appropriate cup size or the flavoring becomes too weak to enjoy. Like all the infusers at Tea Forte, the string is strong enough that you can crimp it on the edge of the cup and it doesn’t sink - a wonderful trait.

    03/13/18 | Burr Ridge, IL
  5. Lynn F.

    Wonderful Introduction to Hanami Tea

    I have written a review about the tea itself, but wanted to include a review about these great presentation boxes. They make wonderful gifts for a tea connoisseur or someone that is new to tea in general. With the Petite Box it allows a person to get to know the tea prior to buy the loose tea or another box. And if by chance it isn't their "cuppa..." they can pay it forward.

    03/09/18 | Bonanza, OR
  6. JS K.

    only 1 tiny pinkish dry flower in a pyramid

    I love Tea Forte. I love cherry blossom. Most of my reviews give 5 stars to teas I buy from here. So far, I have not had a good luck with having pink flower petal in a Hanami pyramid. Only 1 or 2 in a pyramid, so no special taste or aroma for Hanami yet. Is it supposed to be so? Perhaps it is supposed to have a very subtle aroma. I expected too much, I guess. But the green tea is fine.

    03/08/18 | Tucson, USA
  7. Chris O.

    What a terrific tea!

    Great - but not overpowering - cherry notes seem to bring out even more of that healthy green tea flavor. Brewed hot, it is incredibly restorative. Looking forward to a summer day to make it iced; I bet it would be so refreshing.

    03/08/18 | Boston, MA
  8. Rachel W.

    Lovely take on Spring

    The Hanami tea is not only beautiful but delicious. The subtle taste of cherries is a great way to ease into Spring!

    03/07/18 | San Antonio, TX
  9. Ashley P.


    I absolutely love this tea! Perfect for relaxing after a long day at work! Definitely recommending this tea to all of my friends!

    03/07/18 | Houston, TX, TX
  10. Nancy M.

    fabulous tea

    this tea is my new favorite. I thought it was going to be too much like cherry marzipan but I was pleasantly surprised when it was not. It has a wonderful aroma before it is brewed that does dissipate a bit. The flavor is very light(does not seem to have a heavy earthy flavor that many green teas do) but I believe that is what makes it unique and why I can't stop drinking it. I think I have consumed about 10 servings in the past day! I have had it iced and hot and have enjoyed both. The cherry flavor is not too strong and there is no after or artificial taste. I drink my tea with out any sweetener. I also put a small amount of tart cherry juice in the iced version and enjoyed that as well with double health benefits. I was able to get a second steep with relatively good flavor also. Wonderful addition to some already amazing teas.

    03/06/18 | Dousman, WI
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