041 GOKO : Single-origin green tea by Senchado Tokyo

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Hi, I'm Mikito from Senchado Tokyo as the co-founder and the designer. I would love to introduce you the incredible world of green tea! We are redesigning green tea to change the concept of old-fashioned tea into new dimension.

041 GOKO

GOKO is the cultivar of Gyokuro, green tea. Dark green Gyokuro, caused by shading sunlight. You can enjoy a scent like burdock. Its umami is like soup stock.

Chiyoji Fujita made this at the center of the Uji where the most branded area as the finest Gyokuro and Matcha. He has been making tea for 65years. He is not out going personality but is passionated about making good tea as he said, "Someday, I want to take the top prize in Japan with one into the other world."

 

Here is our index of taste of green tea. It is just a reference but you can use it for find your favorites!

Sweetness: ★★
Bitterness: ★
Umami: ★★★

 

Here is the information of producing: what the tea is, where the tea leaf comes from, who made it, how high the altitude is and how the roasting is.

These are really important information to know the green tea deeply. But there never was such thing or concept when we start tea business

Cultivar GOKO
Origin Uji, Kyoto
Farmer Chiyoji Fujita
Altitude 171m
Steam level Light
Roasting 77℃ 5min

 

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