Though the company was formally incorporated in 1964, Marukyu-Koyamaen's tea production roots date back to 1688, during the Genroku period. Still family owned, the company ranks amongst the most respected of tea producers in Japan and has the accolades to show it, having won first prize at The Kansai Competitive Tea Exhibition nineteen times and the Championship in All Japan Tea Judging Competition two times.
- Brewing Method
- Sift the matcha in order to remove any lumps. Using 175°F water, vigorously whisk 1/2 teaspoon of matcha into 8 ounces of water until the texture is uniform.
- Uji, Japan
- Tasting Notes
- Fresh Cut Grass, Melon