How to Serve Fragrant Green Tea
※Please be careful not to scald with hot water.
This is the best kind of green tea. When the buds are about to come out, the tea bushes are shaded and the tender leaves are nurtured. Such great care brings about a rich flavor taste in the leaves.
Sencha is the most popular green tea in Japan today. Its slight bitterness and fresh flavor are fascinating.
Karigane is made of the stems of tea. It is mild to the taste and rich in fresh aroma.
Houjicha is roasted tea. It has a distinctive toasted scent and a refreshing taste.
This is a mixture of tea leaves and roasted Genmai(husked rice grains). We can enjoy its smoky aroma and mild taste.
Points for Storing Tea
Situated on the eastern mountain road to Kiyomizu Temple, Fujiya-chaho Tea Company is blessed with wonderful views of the city of Kyoto below, cherry blossoms in spring, and colorful leaves in autumn. As we have for over thirty years, we continue to offer an array of Japanese teas direct from the fields of Ujidawara. Among the more than three million visitors to Kiyomizu Temple every year, traveling students, local residents and many others stop by our shop. We are always honored to receive their patronage.