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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A small leaf that is quite green in colour and very well made. It is neat with a sliver tip, and ..
Ample tip, with a good, neat leaf, produces a bright liquuor with a traditional quality and a lit..
This tea has a well made leaf with an abundance of tip. The liquor is deep and rich with a beauti..
A neat brownish leaf with tip and a good 2nd flush muscatel character. Brew with freshly draw..
A black leaf, that is neat with tip, and possesses a great 2nd flush flavour. Brew with fresh..
This Autumnal Darjeeling has a slightly mixed leaf, green and brown in colour giving a bright liq..
A black and brown leaf of even size with plenty of tip, produces a fantastic fruity Autumnal char..
Little mixed leaf, with tip. The liquor is a little bright in colour with a godd flowery Autumnal..
This tea has a good neat leaf with a little tip. The tea has a beautiful and delicate peachy note..
  A slightly mixed green leaf with a dark yellow liquor with a slightly nutty and sweet ..
  This organic Darjeeling from the Tumsong Estate has a very well made leaf. The liquor ..
The leaf is a mix of green and white with ample tip, denoting finest quality. The liquor is brigh..
  A small, flat needle like green leaf. This tea produces a dark green liquor that is sl..
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