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Asahi Matcha Set - 2018 Honzu Asahi and 2018 Shirakawa Asahi

Asahi Matcha Set - 2018 Honzu Asahi and 2018 Shirakawa Asahi
  • Asahi Matcha Set - 2018 Honzu Asahi and 2018 Shirakawa Asahi
  • Asahi Matcha Set - 2018 Honzu Asahi and 2018 Shirakawa Asahi
  • Asahi Matcha Set - 2018 Honzu Asahi and 2018 Shirakawa Asahi
  • Asahi Matcha Set - 2018 Honzu Asahi and 2018 Shirakawa Asahi
$90.00

This set of two Asahi matcha features limited releases from two prestigious Uji growers - Mr. Furukawa of Uji City and Mr. Tsuji of Shirakawa. Asahi remains the most coveted cultivar with its incredible balance of umami, sweetness, and refined aroma. This limited set offers the ability to gain insight into the differences that terroir and production method play in the teas final profile. An exciting oppurtunity indeed.

 

Set includes 1 x 20g can of each:

 

Shirakawa Asahi

From arguably the most revered garden in Uji this incredible 100% Asahi cultivar matcha is grown by Mr Kiyoharu Tsuji - Japan’s most awarded producer of matcha. Tsuji san's somewhat radical approach to garden management produces matcha with incredibly high levels of Theanine - sometimes double the amount of conventional teas. We invite you to try this special small allotment from a legend of Uji.

Tasting Notes: Concentrated umami / Vanilla / Meringue Sweetness

Tea Origin: Uji, Japan

Packaging: 20g Canister

 

Asahi Honzu

We Are Excited To Offer An Unblended 100% Asahi Cultivar Matcha From Uji, Japan. Asahi Cultivar Is Revered In Uji For Its Natural Sweetness, Aroma, And Deep Green Color. This Is A Wonderful Opportunity To Try A Style Of Tea Not Commonly Found Outside Of Japan's Domestic Market, Or Inside It For That Matter. 

Tasting Notes: Ambrosial / Clear Umami / Concentrated Sweetness

Tea Origin: Uji, Japan

Packaging: 20g Canister

 

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