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Highest Quality Green Tea – GYOKURO
This highest quality green tea has a rounded flavour for an authentic taste that will make any tea ceremony an enjoyable experience. Especially this green tea is the BEST one Marukyu Koyamaen has. Gyokuro has been just used young fresh sweet leaves. Marukyu Koyamaen has the highest quality Gyokuro in Japan.
Marukyu-Koyamaen started to cultivate and manufacture tea in the village of Uji and Ogura in Kyoto in late 1600 led by their founder, Kyujiro Koyama. Over the last 400 years, Koyamaen have devoted themselves to producing the highest quality tea generation after generation. Koyamaen are one of the oldest established tea manufacturers in Uji; they supply their high-quality tea to many prestigious temples, shrines, and tea ceremony houses. Koyamaen have acquired a number of notable awards at the annual National Tea Competition in Japan. Since 1962, Koyamaen have won the highly-coveted first place award 21 times. Whilst preserving tradition, Koyamaen promote technologically innovative production techniques. In recent years, Koyamaen have been focusing on developing new products such as their patented Mizutate Ousu in which Matcha tea can be made with cold water.
Our expert traditional Makers in Japan have never sold their products officially outside of their country. Their products are officially available on the Atelier Japan store.
Our makers have stood the stead of time. They have prevailed among huge global disturbances and are still unwilling to go backwards. We champion this aim to be the resilient partner of the digital age.