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Matcha, Hōjyu 2020 • 抹茶宝授

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A top-tier ceremonial matcha grade that is made from the best 10% of our producer's matcha leaves through manual sorting. Unlike other high grade ceremonial matcha that skew towards umami, Hōjyu is extremely well balanced and fresh tasting, naturally creamy and floral. Reminiscent of pillowy clouds, soft forest moss, and morning dew.

Hōjyu is very limited in production and only available for part of the year, as it sells out quickly.

Suitable for koicha.

Profile: Subtle, Elegant
Aroma: Saponaria flowers, Anjou pear

Sweetness: ★★★
Umami: ★★
Bitterness: ★☆☆☆☆
Astringency: ☆☆☆☆
Finish: ★★★★☆

Cultivars: saemidori, ujihikari, asahi
Shaded: 25 days
Harvested: May 2020
Origin: Hoshi (Yame). Fukuoka, Japan

Hand-picked & stone-ground. 5-10 servings (20g).

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