Teas of India From around the world

In 1839 the Chinese enforced an embargo on trade with the West due to their unwanted trade in Opium. As a result, the East India Company began taking seedlings out of China to plant overseas so that they would have other avenues from which to source tea. When trials were conducted in Assam it was discovered that not only did the plant grow well, but a derivative, Camellia sinensis Assamica, was found to be already growing there. Today, both “Jaats” are grown to great success in Assam and they are cross pollinated to create new variants designed to help create the perfect Assam, Darjeeling and Nilgiri teas.

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Arunachal Pradesh is an area just North of Assam bordering China. The teas grown here are more de..
Good neat leaf which possesses plenty of tip. Bright, rich, liquor with a little fullness and..
  A good neat leaf that produces a full malty character. Brew with freshly drawn boi..
  A good neat shotty leaf, full bodied and brisk, with a good rounded flavour. Brew ..
A stunning black and gold leaf is truly beautiful with a strong caramel aroma. The liquor is rich..
A small needle like Green and White Leaf with a bright yellow liquor and a rounded nutty characte..
  A small neat leaf, with tip. Good rounded flavour with a little quality. Brew with..
Quite simply, the rarest and most special tea we have on stock (as the price suggests!) This is a..
  Organic tea from the Mothola Estate. A small neat leaf, with tip. Good rounded flavour..
  An organic tea from the Mothola Estate. The leaf is large and bold with tip (denoting ..
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This is a very special tea! Painstakingly manufactured by hand into a fine oolong during the 2nd ..
  During the Opium wars (around 1839) which stopped Britain and China trading in tea, th..
  Produced on the bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Assam Valley in North East India...
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