This smoked tea comes from Kangra in north-west India. It is made from Camellia Sinensis China type tea plants. After undergoing all the usual steps to make black tea, it is smoked with pine wood.
A velvety and sweet black tea that is slightly bitter. Its delicately smoked and woody notes are enhanced by vegetal and camphoric nuances.
- Kangra, India
- Tea colour:
- Smoked black tea
Appearance: small regular leaves
Colour: blend of dark green and pale green
Fragrances: wood smoke
Fragrances: wood smoke, woody
Flavours: a dash of sweetness, slightly bitter
Fragrances: wood smoke, woody, spicy, vegetal and camphoric nuances
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 85°C.
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