Preferred thick tea of Ueda Sōkei, the 16th Grandmaster of the Ueda Sōko Tradition of Chanoyu. This thick tea is used in the majority of official Ueda Sōko Ryū tea gatherings and events.
Matcha shipped fresh, directly from the maker in Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.
The name of this tea comes from the following poem by the 12th Grandmaster of the Ueda Sōko Samurai-class Tradition of Tea, Ueda Jōō:
Pine of the summit:
may something of my remains
pass a thousand years,
revelling your infinite green -
Companions outside time.
- by 12th Generation Ueda Jōō