Mann Special Spring Black Tea

description

Kangra is reputed for producing some of the nicest self-drinking teas in the world. And this first flush clonal black tea is easily one of the best such teas we've come across. It’s a soft, sweet-smelling tea, that’s also feels effortless on the palate. It’s exceptional in its texture and aromas; an elegant example of Kangra tea at its best.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Warm, sweet and soft; marked by notes of steamed corn kernels and lily.

appearance

Gold

taste

The liquor is smooth, ample in the mouth, well-balanced and well-rounded. It has a lovely perfumy floral length, made soft by mellow notes of corn silk. Undertones of sweet greens are also discernible in the cup.

COMPLEMENTS

Fresh fruit, Mediterranean salads, pesto, cucumber sandwich, fritters

dry leaf

aroma

Clean notes of fresh wild greens and wild flowers

appearance

Long, well rolled greenish-black leaves - some with tips - and bright green leaf cuttings

infusion

aroma

Soft notes resembling cooked legumes

appearance

Fully opened bright whole olive green leaves and unopened buds

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

PICKING DATE
05/04/17
TIME OF DAY
Anytime
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
First
SPECIALTY
Clonal
SKU KGFFMB | GRADE FTGFOP1