Mangalam Gold Summer Black Tea

description

Assam's Mangalam estate is another of our must-haves every summer. The entire estate has been planted with clonal tea bushes. Their orthodox teas are a benchmark in golden tippy orthodox Assam teas. They are mellow but make a flavorful malty cup.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Medium intensity notes of wood, wet earth along with hints of jaggery

appearance

Dark amber

taste

The dark amber liquor is medium-bodied and feels mellow. A note of wet earth is discernible in the middle along with hints of wood, malt, dried raisins, nutty and burnt caramel The finish has some tartness to it leaving a hint of astringency on the palate.

COMPLEMENTS

Freshly buttered toast, puff pastry, tart, croissant, pancake

dry leaf

aroma

Medium intensity notes of toasted nuts, caramel, cumin seeds

appearance

Mix of small, semi rolled, blackish brown leaves and short brown open leaf with ample golden tips

infusion

aroma

Marked by notes of golden raisins, henna, herbs, dates

appearance

Short coppery leaves

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

180 ml

85℃ -90℃

2 tsp / 2.5 g

5 mins

Recommended number of steeps - 1

condiments

Lemon

Drink Plain

Sugar

Honey

Milk

PICKING DATE
02/06/17
TIME OF DAY
Morning
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
Second
SPECIALTY
Clonal
SKU AXSFMLB | GRADE FTGFOP1
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