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Ilam Classic Summer Green Tea

A classic Nepal tea that has a smoky character sweetened by notes of corn.

100.0g/
40 cups
10.0g/
4 cups
₹349 209 40% off
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description

With each new flush Nepal produces better teas that are worthy of appreciation and is admired through the globe. This classic from the eastern end of the country is bold and is quite impressive. The smoky notes makes this tea interesting along with its vegetal character that adds to its sweetness.

aroma:
Lifted notes of grilled greens, burnt wood and soft notes of sweet corn
appearance:
Greenish-yellow
taste:
The liquor is mid-bodied, slightly brisk and feels ample in the mouth. Intense smoky notes, similar to grilled greens, toasted grains and burnt wood can be perceived instantly which grows big and dominate the palate from the start to the finish. This adds a layer of astringency which however is softened by mellow notes of corn, giving the cup a robust character.
COMPLEMENTS:
Fritters, soft cheeses, tofu, savory pies
aroma

Marked by dominant notes of roasted legumes, charred greens, hint of tobacco and subtle notes of wet forest floor

appearance

Slightly bold, dark green leaves with some black untwisted leaf and olive green leaf cuttings

aroma

Smoky greens, burnt wood, slightly vegetal and hint of marine notes

appearance

Bright olive-green leaves; with a scattering of short stems

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

180 ml

Temperature

80℃ -85℃

Tea Leaves

2 tsp / 2.5 g

Time

3 mins

hot

Lemon

Drink Plain

Honey

PICKING DATE 11-Jun-18
TIME OF DAY Afternoon
CAFFEINE Medium
BEST CONSUMED Hot
SEASON Second
SPECIALTY Clonal
SKU NPSFILG
GRADE SFTGFOP1
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