This smoked tea comes from Kangra, India's northwestern region. It is made from tea plants of the Camellia Sinensis Sinensis variety. After going through all of the usual steps for making black tea, it is smoked with pine wood.
A velvety, sweet, and slightly bitter black tea. Its lightly smoked and woody notes are complemented by vegetal and camphoric undertones.
- Kangra, India
- Tea color:
- Black tea
Appearance: small regular leaves
Color: mix of dark and light green
Notes: wood smoke, camphor
Notes: wood smoked, woody, cooked vegetable
Flavor: sweet, fine bitterness
Notes: wood-smoked (hinoki), woody, spicy, vegetal and camphor hints
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 185°F - 85°C.
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