Origin: Fukuoka, Yame, Japan (single estate)
Flavour notes: rich juicy taste, grass
Harvested: May 2019
Quality: No.5 out of 5. Top class for “thin tea”
This matcha is suitable for what you call “thin” tea, which is still a full-bodied tea with creamy foam on top.
Ikenoshiro is No. 5 on the quality barometer, ie. the best of the 5 qualities for “thin” tea. The taste is round, full and has a creamy texture. This matcha has an aftertaste suggesting spinach, grass and seaweed. One of the best matcha teas available on the market from Japan. Hoshino receives regular awards for their high quality and fine taste.
This tea from Hoshino Seichaen, is produced by a family-run company founded in 1946 and today is run by the brothers Yamaguchi, who over the last 10 years have trained the next generation to take over in the near future. Hoshino Seichaen is a well-known and widely recognized tea producer in Japan. Hoshino Seicha is home to Yame in Fukuoka.
Ingredients: Green tea
Store in a dry and cool area.