Contains ultra high antioxidant level of 16.95% vs 5-6% for mass-market teas.
Character: Notes of grass, wheat & moss lead to a surprise mild muscatel finish. The tea industry in Nepal started in 1873 and is perfect for tea. Its got exceptional clean air, rich mountain soil and ample sunlight producing bushes that flush four times a year densly packed with incredible flavor. Tea tasters liken better quality Nepal teas to top Darjeelings. This tea is an excellent example.
Country of Origin: Nepal
Grade: Silver Orange Pekoe
Altitude: 4000 to 6000 ft. above sea level
Manuf. Type: Orthodox
Infusion: Thick, emerald green infusion
Ingredients: Green Tea
Hot Tea: This tea is best enjoyed by boiling water and pouring over the leaves (1 tsp per cup) for 3-7 minutes (longer=stronger). Don't remove the leaves. Can be infused repeatedly 2-3 times using higher temperatures & shorter infusions until flavor is exhausted. Add milk and sugar to taste.
Iced Tea: Pour 1 1/4 cups of hot water over 6 teaspoons of tea and steep for 5 minutes. Pour into pitcher while straining leaves, add ice and top up with cold water to make a quart of iced tea. Garnish and sweeten to taste.