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Tencha Matcha

Loose Leaf Tea | Green

Our Tencha Matcha tea uses shade grown tencha leaves to create a ceremonial grade matcha that is one of the healthiest teas to drink as part of a culturally-rich wellness ritual.

$38 USD
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Brain Fuel

Vitamins & Antioxidants

Vitamins &
Anti-oxidants

Blending Notes
  • Aroma

    Grassy & nori-like

  • Palate

    Vegetal, smooth, umami

  • Purpose

    Daily antioxidant ritual

BLEND NO. 5005

Ingredients

Ceremonial 100% stone-ground Kyoto Tencha Matcha

High Caffeine
Sustainability

Our loose leaf is packed in tins that are recyclable and can be disposed of in your blue bin. Our tins are also food-safe and can be repurposed for many things including spices and other dried ingredients. Learn More about sustainability at TEALEAVES.

Shipping & Delivery

Our Shipping and Delivery Policies for the US: Free Standard Shipping on orders over $75.00 to the Contiguous USA. Our Standard Shipping time is 5-10 business days. Receive your order in 3-5 business days when you choose Express Shipping at checkout. Standard shipping cut off is December 12; Express shipping cut off is December 14.

Power restrained. Single-minded focus. Dedication personified. Living the way of tea brings healing respect and guiding ethics into a world in much need.

About This Blend

TEALEAVES Tencha Matcha is a ceremonial grade of 100% stone-ground green tea leaves. Tencha are young tea leaves hand-picked from the spring harvest, traditionally shaded for 20 days under a covering of straw honzu and reed. Shading is followed by steaming, then drying in a brick oven called a tencha-ro. Tencha Matcha can be consumed as ‘thick tea’ (koicha [濃茶]), where only a small amount of water is added to the tea to make it liquid. ‘Thin tea’ (usucha [薄茶]) – better known as a 'frothy tea' - has a higher water to tea ratio. Especially in the case of koicha, the palate quality is of utmost importance with the tender, sweet leaves deemed to be the highest quality (most palatable). Tencha Matcha's vibrant green hue is indicative of the quality and newness of the Tencha leaves selected. This vibrancy also reflects heightened health benefits. These include a high level of antioxidants, as well as key amino acids that promote relaxation and well-being. Tencha Matcha is energizing, yet balancing. The palate of Tencha Matcha is vegetal and slightly umami, with a smooth and velvety mouthfeel. This indicates the highest quality of milling. Through time-honored small-batch production methods, Tencha Matcha pays respect to the tradition and craftsmanship of matcha and Japanese tea culture.

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Powder
0.25 Tsp

Water

Water
8 oz

Fire

Fire
176°F

Whisk

Whisk
Fully



Your FAQs, Answered
For Tencha Matcha

How you intend to use the Matcha will dictate what type of Matcha to choose. If you enjoy your Matcha traditional style, consumed on it's own, prepared true to origin, then Ceremonial Matcha suits you best. If you prefer your matcha with steamed oat milk, or if you are baking with it, adding it to a smoothie, or a cocktail, then you can choose either Ceremonial or Culinary Matcha.

Matcha is grown in the shade to protect the tea plant from the sun, allowing for an increase in caffeine concentration and the exclusion of amino acids.

Yes, Matcha tea is one of the healthiest teas to drink. It is high in caffeine and an excellent substitute to drip coffee or espresso. However, if you are caffeine sensitive, we do not recommend consuming this tea everyday.

Yes, Matcha tea is one of the healthiest teas to drink. It is high in caffeine and an excellent substitute to drip coffee or espresso.

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VG
11/14/2021
Vigen G.
United States United States

Must have

A fantastic mature flavor, aroma and taste. an excellent Matcha team. a must have in pantry.

RM
07/25/2021
Raven M.
United States United States

Preperation is Key

First off the packaging is amazing I love the artwork very beautiful, second would be the taste very soothing and full, overall it's a great addition to anyones tea collection.

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05/22/2021
aggie
United States United States

Delicious

Smooth, creamy.. heaven matcha. One complain though, it has those clumps that don't want to dissolve.

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