Toyomukashi | Ceremonial Grade Matcha

$21.00

Toyomukashi | Ceremonial Grade Matcha

Toyomukashi | Ceremonial Grade Matcha is a delicious blend of tencha leaves (tea leaf processed into flakes) by master blender, CEO Hiroshi Kobayashi, has created an exquisite matcha for tea ceremony practitioners. Toyomukashi, literally the “rich history”, is a matcha with excellent, smooth umami flavor perfect for usucha.

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Toyomukashi | Ceremonial Grade Matcha

Toyomukashi | Ceremonial Grade Matcha is a delicious blend of tencha leaves (tea leaf processed into flakes) by master blender, CEO Hiroshi Kobayashi, has created an exquisite matcha for tea ceremony practitioners. Toyomukashi, literally the “rich history”, is a matcha with excellent, smooth umami flavor perfect for usucha.

Flavor Profile

Based on our own tasting, this product has the following profile. However, tastings are not conducted side by side, and different water, ambient temperature, etc. may affect the outcome. Please use this profile as a simple guide.

  • Umami strength (5 = strongest): 4/5
  • Astringency (5 = least astringent): 4/5
  • Color (1 = yellow, 5 = brilliant green): 5/5
  • Texture (1 = very grainy, 5 = very smooth):  5/5

Product Info

  • Ingredients: Green tea
  • Harvest: May
  • Region: Kyotanabe, Kyoto

 

About Shogyokuen Tea Factory

Matcha production since 1827. Since 1827, Shogyokuen has been refining the highest quality leaves from Kyoto and grinding them into matcha for the aristocracy and samurai elite of Japan. Today, CEO Hiroshi Kobayashi is one of about 13 people in Japan (and only one in Kyoto) to hold the top rank 10 level for tea leaf appraisal. His ability to judge the qualities of tea leaves and then blend the leaves in the best way, particularly for making matcha, is proven by the many awards won over the years.

Additional information

Size

1.4 pz

Ingredients

Green Tea

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