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Nepalese Golden Tips

Black Tea from Nepal
$13.95

A highly aromatic black tea made from beautiful golden buds.

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A highly aromatic black tea made from beautiful golden buds. This tea produces a deliciously sweet liquor that leaves a creamy finish on the palate.

Origin: Ilam, Nepal

Flavour profile: Sweet | Honey | Spice

Harvest: late June / early July 2018

Plucking standard: bud or bud & first leaf

Ilam has a subtropical-temperate climate in the Eastern Development region of Nepal. Considered an ideal tea-growing environment for the production of craft teas.

Elevation: 2,100m

Nepalese Golden Tips is wonderfully smooth with perfectly balanced honey sweetness matched by vanilla spice. The liquor leaves a creamy finish on the palate.

This decadent black tea is perfect for enjoying on its own. It will pair well with bread, pastries, cheese, milk chocolate and lightly salted foods.

Leaf appearance: An abundance of golden tipped buds covered with a coat of feathery down.

Aroma: A decadent sweet syrupy aroma of honey and vanilla.

Liquor colour: Brilliant orange-red colour with a lustrous golden rim

Brewing & Storage

Store in an airtight container away from light, heat and moisture. 

Brewing Method Amount Temperature Time Infusions
Western 5-6g / 250mL 100˚C 4 min 3-4
Cold Brew 8-10g / 500ml Refrigerate Overnight (approximately 8hrs) 2-3