Kogamo | Mountain Grown Matcha
Kogamo | Mountain Grown Matcha is the finest organic matcha made with leaves grown at an altitude of 300 – 500 meters in the Tenryu mountains, this matcha was ground by stone mill. Osada Tea has carefully grounded this matcha from a cultivar called “Gokou.” Made without using any pesticides or chemical fertilizers.
Gokou Cultivar: A cultivar that was specifically developed to suit the soil and climate of Kyoto prefecture. Very well-suited for shading, it is often made into gyokuro or matcha. Gokou is quite common to come across in Kyoto Prefecture, characteristic with its’ earthy aroma and deep umami.
Yunomi generally recommends 1g per 50 ml, but Osada-san recommends a little thicker matcha: 2g pr 70 ml made with 80C/176F degree water.
- Ingredients: Green tea
- Cultivar: Gokou
- Farmer: Izawa Tea Farm
- Harvest: Spring
- Region: Haruno Village, Tenryu Region, Shizuoka
About Osada Tea from Yunomi
Established in 1948, Osada Tea is an award winning producer and wholesaler of Japanese tea, focusing on organic tea production, and working closely with the farmers of the Isagawa Tea Agriculture Cooperative in Haruno Village, Tenryu Region of Shizuoka.
4th generation tea master, Osada Natsumi, holds 8th-dan rank of tea appraisal, is registered as a Japanese Tea Instructor, and was Champion of the 58th National Tea Appraisal competition.