Shakhira Special Spring Black Tea

description

A Nepalese tea that is a tad edgier than a Darjeeling of the season, it’s one for those who enjoy a brisk cup. The flavors are not too complex, easy on the palate, making it a great all-day tea.

the experience

liquor

aroma

A bit oily with a light note of toast, pulpy yellow fruit, and sweet corn.

appearance

Gold

taste

Clean, crisp and medium-bodied, the liquor reveals intense notes of fresh greens similar to coriander in the mouth attack, and tree fruits in the finish. Subtle notes of garden flowers make a brief appearance in the middle, fading quickly into clean, tree fruit notes which leave a sweet aftertaste.

COMPLEMENTS

Mushroom, tofu and soft-cheeses.

dry leaf

aroma

Lightly toasty and marked by notes of cooked spinach, dry bell pepper, and hint of cream.

appearance

Well-rolled, pale, blackish-green leaves with olive flakes.

infusion

aroma

Medium intensity notes of cooked vegetables, camphor, and kafir lime.

appearance

Olive green.

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

180 ml

85℃ -90℃

1.75 tsp / 2.5 g

4 mins

Recommended number of steeps - 1

condiments

Lemon

Drink Plain

Sugar

Honey

PICKING DATE
04/04/16
TIME OF DAY
Anytime
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
First
SPECIALTY
Clonal
SKU NPFFSHB | GRADE FTGFOP1