The teas grown in the tea gardens of the Yamasho Kitamura Tea Farm are made from individual cultivars. The tea is single-origin, without blending different varieties or tea leaves produced in other tea gardens. The rare Uji native variety, estimated to be about 300 years old, is made into Gyokuro and sencha. The Goko cultivar is made into Gyokuro.

300years Gyokuro

300years Gyokuro SHOJIRO

The tea leaves are from a precious indigenous tea tree, estimated to be three hundred years old. The tea is made in the same way as it would have been drunk three hundred years ago.

cultivar: tree grown from tea seed.
Age: Estimated to be about 300 years old.

300years Sencha

300years Sencha SHOJIRO

This is a sencha made from a native variety of tea that is estimated to be 300 years old and is said to have been planted by a founder  Shojiro . It has a unique flavour.

cultivar: tree grown from tea seed.
Age: Estimated to be about 300 years old.

Goko Gyokuro

Goko Gyokuro ASAGIRI

We are proud of our gyokuro, which is made using only the Goko variety. The gyokuro has a rich and full flavour, but is gentle on the palate and has a refreshing aftertaste.

cultivar: Goko
Age: 35 years (planted in 1985)

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