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Shogyokuen: Matcha Izumi no Shiro, Ceremonial Grade

Shogyokuen: Matcha Izumi no Shiro, Ceremonial Grade

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Shogyokuen Izumi no Shiro, Spring Harvest Ceremonial Grade Matcha



Izumi no Shiro, literally the "white of the wellspring", is a matcha with excellent, smooth umami flavour perfect for usucha.

This delicious blend of tencha leaves (tea leaf processed into flakes) by master blender, CEO Hiroshi Kobayashi, is an exquisite matcha for tea ceremony practitioners.

This is a beautiful smooth matcha with deep, vivid green colour, mellow astringency and strong umami flavour. Perfect served as ceremonial matcha alongside your choice of wagashi sweets. 

  • Ingredients: Green tea
  • Grade: Ceremonial grade
  • Harvest: May
  • Region: Grown in Kyoto and surrounding regions and refined in Kyotanabe, Kyoto.
  • Producer: Shogyokuen
  • Type: Tea factory, family business
  • Established: 1827

About the Producer:

Since 1827, Shogyokuen has been refining the highest quality leaves from Kyoto and grinding them into matcha for the aristocracy and samurai elite of Japan.

Today, CEO Hiroshi Kobayashi is one of about 13 people in Japan (and only one in Kyoto) to hold the top rank 10 level for tea leaf appraisal. His ability to judge the qualities of tea leaves and then blend the leaves in the best way, particularly for making matcha, is proven by the many awards won over the years.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Wonderfully enjoyable matcha

THIS, is an excellent matcha. It was recommended to me by the Tencha team when I was trying to orient myself with their matcha range, and it is truly a wonderful tea. There are many other lovely matcha teas in Tencha's range, but this remains my "go to" favourite for everyday matcha enjoyment. And Tencha are always very supportive and pay careful attention to every detail of your experience.

Julian Wang
Perfect daily matcha

I'm on my quest to find the perfect daily matcha and I think I've found it! Great value for the quality of matcha you're getting! Beautiful vibrant green, full of umami and sweetness!


Sweet grass subtle flavor. Great for daily use