Organic Single Origin Matcha – The Solitary Pine 30g

(6 customer reviews)

This organic matcha is produced by the Azuma family in Wazuka, Kyoto. They are a producer of organic and environmentally friendly tea products, with main focus on the manufacturing of matcha.

Package size: 30g pull-top can

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Single Estate
Wazuka, Kyoto, Japan.

Single Cultivar
Okumidori, 40 years.

Green Tea
Organic Matcha.

New Harvest
Spring 2022.

About the manufacturer

Teruko Azuma

Director at  Azuma Chaen

Pesticide free and organic matcha from Kyoto. Besides matcha they also produce sencha and black tea, but only if a secondary harvest is necessary to maintain the vitality of their tea bushes.

80% matcha production
Harvest only once a year

About the tea garden



40 ares.
Tea mountain.
Altitude 600m.

The bushes on this garden are slightly older. To keep them vital, the trees are often cut down halfway after the first harvest.


Soil type:
Slate geology; Slightly clay soil.

Direction and angle:
30 degrees Westward.

Ridge direction and shape:
South to North alongside the mountain contours.

About the climate

Cold. The farm is situated on the peak of a mountain.

Surroundings and environmental circumstances:
Summers are comparatively cool at the farm. Temperature differences between morning and evening are large in spring. Almost no bug reach the farm at this altitude.

About the tea cultivar species

Cultivar details - Okumidori

The national research institution for vegetable and tea cultivation in Shizuoka.

A breed between Yabukita and “Shizuoka-zairai-16”. Registered in 1974 as #32.

It is a late grower especially suited for the manufacturing of Gyokuro and Sencha. The bushes grow at an average height, and development is strong. Its produced leaf is smaller than the Yabukita leaf, with a small oval shape and clear green color. It produces a good yield.

Strong cold resistance, in similarity to its parent cultivar Yabukita. As sencha it produces a beautiful deep green color and a pretty shape. Its flavor is comparable to Yabukita. As a late grower, its harvesting period is comparatively late, around 8 days later than Yabukita. It functions especially well in a blend with the Yabukita and Kanayamidori cultivars.

Brewing guidelines

Suggested measurements for 1 bowl of thin tea.

Amount of tea

(two and a half tea scoop)

Water temperature


Water amount


Steeping duration

Whisk briskly
with a bamboo tea whisk

Additional comments:

Use one teaspoon of matcha and 70~90cc of hot water and add into a tea bowl. Use a bamboo tea whisk to whisk a froth onto the tea.

Additional impressions:

A gentle, mild, and creamy matcha with a pleasantly rounded fragrance. It produces a refreshing brew without any disturbing off-flavors.

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6 reviews for Organic Single Origin Matcha – The Solitary Pine 30g

  1. Robert Mihok (verified owner)

    very nice matcha neutral taste very tasty

  2. Chris

    the colour, the taste, the foam…… it is just alive.

  3. Ivana Kocic (verified owner)

    Just tried this one and I am satisfied, it’s really balanced flavor and has beautiful color and fine scent. Perfect for everyday.

  4. Ibrahim Alsamaj (verified owner)

    Balanced smooth and very fragrant

  5. RJ (verified owner)

    Very delicious matcha. The flavor is wonderfully balanced between the natural pine-ish and umami, exactly as I prefer. It foams beautifully under a whisk, which creates a very satisfying layer both for visual presentation and consumption. The drinking experience as a whole exudes the high level of care that must have been put into its creation, so it makes an excellent choice to serve to others as well.

  6. Richard Panse (verified owner)

    Wonderful aroma. I love this Matcha for its even and balanced taste. I use the word ‘Balance’ because of all of the Tea Crane Matchas that I have tasted this Solitary Pine Matcha is the refreshing median point. I will definitely be ordering this again.

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