Matcha Superior (40g/1.41oz)

The highest quality Matcha is exclusively grown and produced in the rolling hills of Uji, in the ancient city of Kyoto, where Hibiki-an is located. Japanese tea culture, such as the tea ceremony, was developed in Kyoto. It is one of the reasons the techniques of growing highest grade Matcha intensively accumulated in the Uji region.

Matcha Superior is among the highest quality Matcha produced in Japan.

It is carefully grown in the shade for 20 to 30 days before harvest by the way of "Tana" which requires skillful technique and great care. It has a smooth and mellow flavor.

Our Matcha Superior has a more smooth and mellow taste than most Matcha teas you will find on the market, and it is also much less bitter. It is perfect for those new to the art of Matcha drinking or those who drink it quite often and prefer a high quality Matcha that is not too expensive.

Price

US$17.00

Quantity

FREE INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING on all orders of US$36.00 or more.

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Features of This Tea

Noble Aroma
Refreshing Aroma
Mellow Taste
Flavor
  • Shaded from sunlight by the way of 'Tana'
  • 'Yabukita' breed

Matcha

Matcha, or powdered green tea, has a wonderful aroma, silky froth, and rich, mellow taste. High quality Matcha such as ours, is not bitter but smooth and mellow. As one moves up the scale toward the top grade of Matcha, the color becomes a more vivid green and the flavor becomes even more noble, smooth and mellow.
Matcha is made from new tea leaves that have been carefully grown in the shade for 20 to 30 days before they are harvested, steamed and dried. Much Theanine, which is the source of its sweet mellow taste and noble aroma, is created in tea leaves by shaded from sunlight.
The dried leaves are then ground with a traditional stone mortar and pestle, called a Hikiusu.
Unlike tea leaves, where one drinks an infusion made from the leaves, Matcha is consumed in its entirety, so you can directly ingest the whole beneficial constituents of Matcha.

Tea Ware Not Included

This item does not contain any tea ware (Matcha Bowl, Bamboo Whisk, Matcha Spoon, etc.). If you are looking for tea ware items, please visit our "Matcha Bowls / Accessories" category.

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01. Maple Canada
11 11/23/2014
02. Leah Haygood United States
341 05/04/2014
03. Rave's Guitar United States
491 01/14/2014
04. Dimitri RIEU France
424 11/16/2013
05. Lothar Riedel Norway
589 05/24/2013
06. Jorge Morais Portugal
769 10/04/2012
07. Tomi Kordic Croatia
1147 10/04/2011
08. Charles Rae United Kingdom
1685 06/19/2010
09. Lee Machen United States
1844 08/21/2009
10. Michael Nelson United States
1982 03/23/2009

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