Khongea Assam Golden Tips Tea (2022 Harvest)
The best Assam teas are harvested in the summer months of May and June during the high quality Second Flush period. Khongea is among the few tea plantations in the Brahmaputra river valley that grow the P126 Clonal plants that produce a distinctive tea with a large proportion of large golden tips. When brewed, the cup offers a warm golden liquor with a rich spicy and malty character. This is a great breakfast tea that is best drunk with milk.
100g loose leaf tea pouch.
Malt and nuts with the sweetness of caramel. Dry Leaf Appearance: A beautiful mixture of dark black leaves and prominent full golden tips. Wet Leaf Aroma: n/a Liquor: Deep ruby red.
How To Brew
2.5g tea 200ml (7 fl-oz) water 100°C (212°F) 5 - 6 minutes
Khongea Tea Estate, Assam Although established in the late nineteenth century by two English tea planting ladies, Khongea has been managed and owned by the Prakash family for over 50 years. Khongea is situated in the upper reaches of Assam, on the south bank of the Brahmaputra River.