Description: This tea is from the Fikkal estate, in the Ilam region of Nepal. The fragrant, dark leaves have a complement of light golden tips, yielding a cup with Darjeeling-like muscatel notes. A light woody note is detected in the finish.
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212° (boiling) Steep Time: 3 min.
from SAN ANSELMO, CA (United States)
(1/27/2014) Dry Leaf: Good,
Infused Leaf: Good, Liquor: Good,
"This tea requires more than a teaspoon, and a longer steeping time (over 4 minutes) to get it approach the depth of a Darjeeling. When done so, it is like a pleasant but relatively mild Darjeeling. An average value."
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