Please note any orders placed between Wednesday 25th-Sunday 29th November will be posted out on Monday 30th

Description

Shogyokuen: Toyomukashi, Premium Ceremonial Grade Matcha

A delicious blend of tencha leaves by master blender, CEO Hiroshi Kobayashi.

Master Kobayashi has created an exquisite matcha for tea ceremony practitioners. Toyomukashi, literally the "rich history", is a matcha with excellent, smooth umami flavour perfect for usucha.

  • 40 gram
  • Cultivar: Okumidori
  • Grade: Heritage Grade
  • Harvest: May
  • Region: Kyotanabe, Kyoto.

 

  • 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

About the vendor:  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.

  • Type: Tea factory, family business
  • CEO: Hiroshi Kobayashi
  • Established: 1827

 

Delivery

Please note any orders placed between Wednesday 25th - Sunday 29 the of November will be shipped on Monday the 30th of November. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

UK

Free Delivery Over £35

Royal Mail 1st Class Signed For: £4

Royal Mail 2nd Class: £2.50

DPD 2 working days: £7

Germany / France / Denmark: £22

Italy / Spain / Portugal / Greece: £27

Rest of Europe / USA / Canada: £37

Dispatch

We aim to post items out as soon as possible but due to Covid 19 dispatch and delivery may be delayed.