This is the highest quality matcha produced by the Ippodo Tea Company. Its full-bodied, mellow sweet taste and aroma rejuvenate the mind and body, producing a seductive experience befit the outstanding health benefits of this exemplary matcha. Ummon-no-mukashi is a masterful token of Kyoto’s grande tradition of matcha production.
|Taste profile||Umami (Rich, enduring)|
|Named by||Zabosai Sosho XVI|
Ippodo: The 300-Year-Old Tea House
The Ippodo Tea Company has been producing superior quality green tea in the ancient city of Kyoto, Japan for nearly 300 years. The care Ippodo provides in their cultivation and production methods exemplifies their commitment to continuing the ennobled tradition of Kyoto green tea. For generations, Ippodo has worked passionately to share the blissful experience of drinking green tea with as many people as possible, opening the doors of their Kaboku Tearoom and workshops for the benefit of the general public. Their continued commitment to celebrating and integrating green tea culture through education is a model and inspiration for us.
Kyoto, the ancient Japanese capital, has been known for its matcha green tea for hundreds of years. The climate and mineral-rich soil provide the perfect conditions for green tea cultivation. The grande lineage of Kyoto tea cultivators has left a tradition that optimally harnesses the bounties of their fertile land and produces matcha green tea that garners international respect and renown.