Ceremonial grade Matcha uses the finest, smallest shade grown leaves from the very tip of the tea bush - giving it a very vibrant green colour and a slightly sweet, smooth flavour. Itohkyuemon is located in the historical city of Uji, Kyoto. Purveyors of the finest quality Japanese teas to World Heritage Temples and Shrines.
The premium grade matcha is called as green forest. Ceremonial-grade Organic Matcha is premium 1st-harvest matcha grown in our farm in Uji, Kyoto, Japan, ground from the most tender leaves of each spring. The traditional meaning of "ceremonial" is that a tea master offers his/her best collection as pure tea to honored guests in tea ceremony.
It starts with a smooth, clean, refreshingly grassy, and frothy taste, follows with a slightly nutty texture, a hint of tannin and a round body, and finishes with a subtle vegetal sweet aftertaste.
Serve hot for a warm, comforting and rich-bodied taste. Serve iced for a silky-smooth and super-refreshing taste. You can simply shake it with cold water and ice in a bottle.