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Matsu-no-tsuki has less sweetness compared to the Master Class Kyo-no-miki but is nonetheless a very rich tasting matcha. It ranks highly among matcha from the Uji region and is characterized by a deep aroma, strong umami, and a sweetness comparable to chocolate.
Its richness comes from the roasting of the tencha tea leaves for just a few seconds. This process is unique to Matsu-no-tsuki. Matsu-no-tsuki is produced from tencha leaves grown on a family-owned tea farm, and picked and processed by hand.
Japanese name: 松の月, "moon of the pine" (both the moon and the pine tree have deep historical and poetic nuances)
Ingredients: Green tea
Net Weight: 30 grams (1.06 oz)
Region: Uji, Kyoto
Production notes: This matcha is produced from tea leaves grown on an Uji, Kyoto-based family-owned tea farm with a long history of matcha production. The leaves are picked by hand and processed carefully with a unique roasting step of a few seconds.
Number of cups: Approximately 30 cups (if using 1-gram per serving).