A long-leaf Assam tea from the Chota Tingrai Estate that has an abundance of golden tips creating a malty cup that is velvety and robust with a hint of astringency.
Origin: Tinsukia district, Upper Assam, India
Flavour profile: Full-bodied | Malt | Dried Fruit
Harvest: 2017 Summer
Chota Tingrai estate is located in the Tinsukia district of Upper Assam. The estate is well-known for their sustainable and innovative farming practices.
The Assam growing region is the largest tea-growing region in the world. It sits on a high plateau in northern India straddling the Brahmaputra River.
This robust and bold tea is creamy on the palate with rich malt, dried fruit and wood characteristics. It is full-bodied with a smooth finish.
This is a perfect single-origin black breakfast tea that can be enjoyed in the morning or afternoon.
Assam teas pair well with dark chocolate, breakfast foods, buttery pastries, smoked fish, meats, chilli and spiced desserts.
Try this with Sauteed Mushrooms with Toasted Flatbread and Baked Eggs or with a chai spiced tea cake.
Leaf appearance: Black-brown long wiry leaves with golden tips
Aroma: Assam Dejoo has a sweet aroma of malt with nut and fruity apple notes.
Liquor colour: Brilliant orange-red