Contains ultra high antioxidant level of 13.85% vs 5-6% for mass-market teas.
Character: Delicate flavor w/muscatel notes. This tea is from Nagri farm, an estate in the Darjeeling region growing tea bushes dating from 1883. The new leaves are hand plucked and slowly withered to reduce their water content. They are then steamed to remove more water, followed by rolling which achieves the visual appearance.
Country of Origin: India
Grade: STGFOP1 (Steamed Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe #1)
Altitude: 3000 - 4600 feet above sea level
Manuf. Type: Steamed Orthodox Green Tea
Infusion: Light green
Ingredients: Luxury green tea India
Hot Tea: This tea is best enjoyed by pouring 180F/90C water over the leaves (1 tsp per cup) for 3 minutes (longer=stronger). Don't remove the leaves. Can be infused repeatedly 2-3 times using higher temperatures & shorter infusions until flavor is exhausted.
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.