Uejima Tea Farm: Uji Matcha "Rei" 30g, (Samidori) Standard Ceremonial Grade

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Size: 30g / 1 oz / Procured June 2020
JPY ¥2,499

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Rei 玲 means "piercing beauty" or alternatively refers to the pure reverberating sound of metal striking a bell as often heard in Buddhist ceremonies. This ceremonial grade matcha from Uejima Tea Farm evokes the purity and beauty of this sound.

Product Info

  • Ingredients: Green tea
  • Net weight: 30g (bag inside can)
  • Cultivar: Samidori
  • Harvest: Spring
  • Region: Wazuka Village, Kyoto Prefecture

About Tea Farmer: Noriyasu Uejima

Noriyasu Uejima is a tea master. In the 90+ year old tea tasting competition held in Kyoto, he is the only winner to ever achieve a perfect score. Cultivating and processing some of Kyoto's finest teas, the Ritz Carlton Hotel of Kyoto features his teas in their line up for guests. He is the 5th generation master farmer carrying on a tradition that dates back to the mid-19th century when his ancestor started the Uejima family as a branch family of an even older main family. The farm also operates the Wazuka Village's Wazuka Cha Cafe.

Uejima-san below gives a simple introduction about the Wazuka valley

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