India

Tea in India was initially developed by the British. The country mainly produces black tea in three major regions (Darjeeling, Assam, Nilgiri).

Meghalaya Lakyrsiew

From the neighbouring region of Assam, Meghalaya, comes this aesthetic tea with long leaves combined with intoxicating  coppery buds. Its liquor is round and offers a well-balanced tannic structure highlighted by its powdery texture reminiscent of cocoa. Its woody and caramelized notes nuanced by fine floral accents support its finish - both soft, and full of freshness.

Ombrelle de Papier

Exuberant, intoxicating, it stays in your mouth like a happy song that does not want to leave. Composed of white tea with fresh flavors of pineapple and rhubarb, it sharpens the mind like a first day of spring.

One Night in Rio !

Coconut and pineapple feature in this mellow and tropical fusion of fragrances. The warm malty notes of the Indian black tea will enhance those sultry summer nights. Enjoy the fireworks! 

Promenade in Florence Organic

For lovers of citrus teas - perhaps a distant cousin to Earl Gray - with its delicious slices of orange peel. Its vibrant acidity and briskness are enhanced by the pleasant tannins found in the mixture of black and green teas. A classic for any day of the week!

Sikkim 2nd Flush Temi Clonal

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Spring 2019 Tasting Kit: Inde

Selection of 3 teas from India.

Tea Studio - Nilgiri Coonoor 03

These large, dark, metallic leaves come from the blue mountains of the Nilgiris, in Southern India. It is a stunning example of a tea from this category and is sure to please fans of light and aromatic black teas. Fruity (candied papaya, peach) and lightly floral (osmanthus) bouquet. On the palate, the bright liquor shows well-structured tannins and possesses spicy (pepper, coriander seed), fruity (orange zest, preserved fruit) and slightly malty aromas. The soft finish is long with nicely balanced fruity tannins.

Tea Studio | Nilgiri BMD 03

Celebrating their 20th year Camellia Sinensis have created the Tea Studio with an international group of partners, an experimental tea factory in Nilgiri India focussed on the artisanal creation of new teas. This Bai Mu Dan style white tea is composed of beautifully dried large leaves in hues of yellow and soft green. The liquor, smooth and silky, gives frank aromas of herbs, fruits and flowers. Its zesty finish is most refreshing.

Tea Studio | Nilgiri Kukicha roasted 01

Celebrating their 20th year Camellia Sinensis have created the Tea Studio with an international group of partners, an experimental tea factory in Nilgiri India focused on the artisanal creation of new teas.

Tea Studio | Nilgiri Mao Feng 03

Celebrating their 20th year Camellia Sinensis have created the Tea Studio with an international group of partners, an experimental tea factory in Nilgiri India focussed on the artisanal creation of new teas. Here is a green tea produced in the Chinese style of Maofeng teas with its leaves rolled in curly twists. Its liquor is lively and astringent, with notes of artichokes, apricot and warm honey. A vigorously tonic green tea for your everyday consumption. 

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