Matcha-Iri Genmaicha, Orgánico, Familia Sugimoto
Organic, Japan, Green,
G's/TEA 3 gr/tea
ML/WATER 150 ml
STEEPING TIME 1 mins
A mix of matcha, sencha and puffed rice from Uji. Vegetable and toasted flavour.
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Every year the Ochatsubo Hoken Hokokusai festival is held on November 26nd at the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, with masters from tea schools all over Japan bringing offerings of precious teas to the temple.
The Sugimoto family of the Shohokuen tea company have the honour of opening the first ceremonial vessel, demonstrating the enormous prestige of the Shohokuen house.
It is no wonder; since 1645 this family has produced tea of the highest quality, over fourteen generations. On their plantation in Kohata, Uji, Kyoto province, the birthplace of the tea tradition in Japan, they remain faithful to traditional practices.
Following the time-honoured tradition of Isshin Sannyou, or “picking three leaves from one sprig', they harvest only once a year to ensure the highest quality of tea.
With a rich history of awards and recognition, it is a privilege for us to work with such an honourable and venerable tea house.
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