MATSUKO is a ceremonial grade matcha made with a single-estate blend of the Yabukita, Sae midori and Okumidori cultivars. Its creamy and smooth mouthfeel is accented by a hint of bitterness and a sweet finish.
This matcha is produced by Koga Cha Gyo, the family-operated business of Koga san based in Yame. MATSUKO exemplifies the tastes of Kagoshima-grown leaves and has notes of artichoke, moss, and fresh cut grass, with hints of toasted hazelnut. Organic matcha is rare in Japan in general, and in Kyushu in particular.
The leaves of this high-grade ceremonial matcha come from a single estate in southern Kagoshima, and are selected by the skilled tea masters of Koga Cha Gyo in Yame.
InformationNet Weight: 40gHarvest: 2022Origin: 100% Japanese tea from YameQuality and type: High-Grade Matcha Organic: Yes JASCultivars: Yabukita (and others) Conservation: 6 months unopened Optimal tasting: within 6 weeks after opening
Koga Kumiko san represents the fourth generation at her family business KOGACHA GYO in Yame, Fukuoka. Working alongside her mother, president of the company, and her father, director of operations, she is a tea instructor.Dedicated to lead her company through the challenges of the green tea industry in the 21st century, she is in charge of overseas sales. She also travels around the world to give tea seminars to introduce Yame green tea to foreign tea lovers.