Wah Classic Spring Black Tea
A rare cup from Kangra, this full-bodied black is a mix of delicate notes that open up to a vibrant sweetness of greens.
Kangra is a tea producing region in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It’s rare that teas from Kangra make it to our folio and when it does it’s definitely the best. This one has the fragrance of raw fruits and greens, and the appeal of the regions evergreen cedars. The liquors ample mouthfeel starts with subtle woody notes and make way for the more lively and sweet character of greens. The cup gains some briskness toward the end brought about by the flavors of unripe tree fruits. The aftertaste is mildly nutty.
Lifted notes of fresh legumes, celery, toasted nuts, burnt wood with hints of undergrowth
Uneven, mix of short, black and dark green leaves with few olive-green leaf cuttings
Wet vegetation, forest floor, young wood and hints of aromatic herbs
Small, cut, mix of dark and olive-green leaves; some with coppery tints