Orange Pekoe Special Assam Tea
Origin: Deamoolie Estate, Assam, India
The complex malty flavors and clean finish on this terrific tea is sheer perfection,
resulting in a totally satisfying experience.
First discovered growing wild in the jungles of the region in the mid 1800’s, Assam is India’s most popular variety. The state of Assam has become the world's largest tea-growing region, lying on either side of the Brahmaputra River, bordering Bangladesh and Myanmar. The daytime temperature rises to about 96.8F creating greenhouse-like conditions of extreme humidity and heat. This tropical climate contributes to Assam's uniquely malty taste, a feature for which this tea is well sought after. Seasonal monsoons flood and replenish the rich bottomland plantations annually, reviving the tea plants for the following season.
Tasting Notes: Smooth, biscuity, robustly malty, nutty/herbaceous aroma.
- Makes 18 cups of tea