Nepal - Aarubotay "Plum Tree" Gardens Organic Delight Black 2nd Flush
Located 6000 feet above sea level, in the misty hills of Pashupatinagar, Ilam, is this family owned Organic (EU) and ISO certified garden. The teas grown here are of some of the most interesting and spectacular teas that will tempt your taste buds into new levels of enjoyment. This garden is the first one in Nepal to use the technology, machinery and expertise available from Japan. The Aarubotay tea bushes are a combination of Japanese, Chinese and clonal varieties that produce the best of Nepalese teas. Try some today and, from the first smell of the dry leaf to the taste of the brewed tea, you will be convinced that this family has achieved success!
A wonderful afternoon “cuppa”! The uniformly shaped, brown/black, tippy leaves brew to an earthy aroma with an amber colored cup. The tea resembles the taste of a 2nd flush Darjeeling, but unlike its India neighbor, we find the brewed cup has more body and floral notes.
Brew: 3 minutes @ 212ºF