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Chikiriya Tea House

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Uji Matcha "Jo no mai" - Ceremonial Grade matcha – 20g green tea powder

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Product specificity 商品説明

Origin of the name "Jo no mai"

“Jo no mai” (Noh Dance Prelude) is a masterpiece of Shoen UEMURA, a Japanese-style painter, famous for her beautiful women portraits. She was born the second daughter of a tea leaf merchant owning a shop named “Chikiriya” in Kyoto. 

In September 2012, we received a trademark registration approval from the Japan Patent Office for this matcha. (Business application number: 2012-042362).

Finely stone ground matcha

Tencha is the name for the tea leaves used to make matcha. Tencha leaves that have been covered for about 30 days are steamed and then dried without kneading. The final step to make matcha is to carefully grind the tencha leaves with a stone. The resulting product is known as matcha.

By grinding the tea leaves with a millstone the grains become finer. As a result, we get a high-quality matcha with a pleasant and mellow taste and easy to foam.

The process takes a very long time as well. Usually, it takes one hour to grind 40g of matcha.

Best way to prepare 美味しい淹れ方

This finely stone-ground matcha produced in the famous Uji, Kyoto Prefecture can be used for Usucha (thin) and Koicha (thick) for Japanese tea ceremonies.

Product information 商品詳細

Product type: Matcha (Japanese green tea powder)
Format: Tea-filled cans
Ingredient(s): Japanese green tea
Place of origin: Japan (Kyoto prefecture)
Net weight: 20 g (0.71oz)
Best-before: 7 months from production date in Japan.
Storage method: Avoid direct sunlight, high temperature and humidity, and store at room temperature. 
Product size: 6.0 x 6.0 x 4.5 cm (2.4″ x 2.4″ x 1.8″)

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