Matcha Taishan Org
A Chinese Matcha, cultivated organically on the Tai Shan Tea Plantation in the north-western part of the Zhejiang Province. Just like the gyokuyo, the selected tea shrubs are kept in the shade for some time before plucking.
£12.00 – £48.00
Matcha Taishan Org. The shade method increases the chlorophyll content. Compared to the Japanese production, this fair-coloured, reed-green and finely powdered Matcha offers a rather robust character with lots of volume and the authentic acerbity of typical green teas.
The bowl turns moss green in colour, with a strong and fresh bouquet as well as a slight tartness in the aftertaste.
Matcha is also used to flavour foods and can be used in cakes, biscuits and even cocktails so get creative and see what you can produce!.
It is very important that you check that you are buying your Matcha from a reputable source as you are actually ingesting the leaf flesh with this tea so you do need to be mindful of what is in the soil that it is grown in.
Use a bamboo whisk and tea bowl
Put matcha into a cup using a small sifter then add 2oz hot water (just under boiling) then whisk vigorously in a zig zag motion until the tea is frothy.
50g, 100g, 200g