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A small production of beautifully shaped, handpicked Kabusecha crafted specifically for submission to the 2015 69th Annual National Tea Competition in the Kabusecha category.
Total Rating: 159/200 points
Tea color: 23/30
Placing: 60th of 102 entries
Name: 2015 Competition Grade Kyoto Kabusecha
Japanese name: 京都茶品評会出品茶、かぶせ茶
Ingredients: Green tea
Net weight: 100 grams
Farmer: Rika Nagai, Ayabe City Tea Growers Association
Harvest: Spring, 2015
Region: Ayabe, Kyoto
Notes: Asamushi (lightly steamed), handpicked
Name: Cha no Ikedaya
Type: 4th generation tea shop
Location: 1-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023, JAPAN
Visiting Shinjuku, Tokyo? Visit the Ikeda family shop!
To find this hole-in-the-wall shop, exiting the central west ticket gates, head left to the Odakyu lines, it is on the way. Click on map to enlarge.