Kobo Daishi, renowned monk who established Shinbone Buddhism, joined a Japanese envoy that traveled by boat to China to visit the Tang Dynasty. Coming back to Japan in 806 northeast of present-day Nara Prefecture.
This is said to be the first cultivation of "Yamato-Cha."
It is still richly cultivated mainly in the mountains of Yamato Plateau, the northeast of Nara.
We make the original blend to match perfectly with our signature Yamato-Cha roll cakes. Enjoy the noble and gentle aroma and flavor of Yamato-Cha green tea!