Antu Valley Classic Spring Black Tea

description

If you could capture the scent rain on dry earth in a cup, it would taste something like this tea. Made in Nepal's Mechi Valley, this spring pick is one of our best light teas this season.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Fresh floral with hints of bell pepper, and fresh nuts

appearance

Gold

taste

The liquor is clean, light and tipped with pleasant earthy flavors. A note of wet earth is prominent throughout the cup, complemented by subtle hints of wild greens and unripe fruit.

COMPLEMENTS

Dark chocolate, mushroom, soy-based foods, fruit cake

dry leaf

aroma

Slightly spicy with notes of dry grass, and hints of tree fruit

appearance

Mix of loosely rolled greenish-black leaves, brownish-green leaf cuttings, and silvery buds

infusion

aroma

Mellow notes of greens and tree fruit

appearance

Mix of pale green and dark olive green cut leaves

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

180 ml

85℃ -90℃

2 tsp / 2.5 g

4 mins

Recommended number of steeps - 1

condiments

Drink Plain

Sugar

Honey

PICKING DATE
27/04/17
TIME OF DAY
Morning
CAFFEINE
High
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
First
SPECIALTY
Clonal
SKU NPFFAVB | GRADE FTGFOP1