The multi-colored, variegated leaves, enlivened with silver tips, produce a golden-green liquor with good mouth feel and the subtle, semi-sweet flavor of unripe strawberries.
A predominantly coffee-growing area until as recently as 60 years ago, Kinnakorai is now home to some of the finest tea gardens in the country. Located in Southern India’s Tamil Nadu state, Blue Mountain tea is grown at a height of between 1,000 and 2,500 meters in the Nilgiri mountains. The Blue Mountain Tea Gardens, spread over 100 Acres and grow some of the finest variety of Nilgiri tea.
Origin: Nilgiri, India
Certification: Organic, Fair Trade, Biodynamic
Ingredients: Tea (Camelia Sinensis)
Tea Oxidation: Black
Tea Leaf Grade: OP
Leaf Aroma: Light and lively, slightly grassy
Infusion Aroma: Light aroma, clean
Infusion Color: Golden
Base Flavor: Lightly grassy, earthy, slight fruitiness
Infusion Strength: Light