The overwhelming majority of the world’s tea is produced in India and China, and when it comes to black teas, India has the art down to a science. Artisan blends and single-estate offerings from the subcontinent are sought after across the world, and the major tea-growing regions of India are often household names even in tea-lite homes: Assam. Darjeeling. Nilgiri.
This collection truly illustrates the differences that process, location, and art can create from a single plant. Our featured Assam and Nilgiri teas are drastically different brews in the cup, contrasting a strong balanced cuppa with a bright, forgiving drink. As a high mountain grown tea, the floral and earthy Himalayan Golden shares many similarities with Darjeeling teas, in contrast to the explosive flavor and spice of Masala style “chai” (tea). This bundle includes four small-sized canisters of: