What is Yame Matcha? What is Yame Tea?

Located in Yame City, Fukuoka, Japan, it is famous for the production of quality green tea - traditional Gyokuro and Matcha.


Origin of Yame Tea

Yame City includes Hoshino Village, Shangyang Town, Tea-producing areas such as Tachibana Town and Kuroki Town . Geography includes mountainous area , there is a large temperature difference between day and night, and at the same time, higher altitude areas are covered with clouds and fog in the morning, forming a unique terroir for tea plantation.

Yame Tea History

Yame tea has a history of 600 years. It is said that the birthplace of Yame tea is the Zen temple in the north of Kuroki, Yame City. At that time, Zen Master brought back tea seeds from China.

Characteristics of Yame Matcha

Yame matcha and Uji matcha are both famous for their high quality. Overall, the flavor of Yame tea is mild and balanced. It is mainly sweet and has a fresh grassy taste. We believes that the flavor of Yame matcha can be described as gentle and delicate, while the flavor of Uji matcha is stronger and more vivid.

However, Japanese tea is not limited to Uji tea. Yame tea, Sayama tea, Shizuoka tea, Kagoshima tea, etc. also have their own characteristics. It is worth taking the time to understand and explore the flavors.

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