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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Large white buds delicately made in the same way as a Chinese Ying Zhen. The liquor is light ..
Chai is drunk all of Asia in many different forms. The truest way to drink it is by adding spices..
Chai is drunk all of Asia in many different forms. The truest way to drink it is by adding spices..
A small neat greenish leaf with tip and a bright, brisk, slighlty fruity character. Brew with..
A good neat leaf with plenty of tip. Has a little full character, with beautiful 1st flush floral..
Smallish leaf with a trace of tip and a slightly astringent quality character. Brew with fres..
A dark and neat leaf with tip that gives a beautiful floral character. Brew with freshly draw..
Good neat greenish leaf, with a little tip. Produces a bright amber coloured liquor with slight c..
A good neat leaf, a little green, but well made. Gives a bright liquor with a well rounded and sm..
A neat black leaf with tip, and a truly wonderful muscatel character. ..
A well made and neat leaf, showing a little tip. The liquor is bright with a superb 1st flush cha..
A well made neat leaf showing a little bold tip. The liquor is bright and light, and possesses fa..
Well made green leaf, with ample silver tip. The liquor is light and bright, with a beautifully f..
A small, greenish, very well made leaf with good silver tip. A yellowish liquor with good, crisp ..
Neat green leaf with tip, and a light, smooth and well rounded character. Brew with freshly d..
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