A superb full body second flush tea from Jun Chiyabari tea estate. Rich with flavors of molasses, pepper and spice this organic Himalayan Imperial Black tea is good choice if you are looking for a strong, yet refined and smooth tea.
DRY LEAF: Long wiry leaves with an unusual crispness for teas from the Himalayas. Recalls wuyi rock oolong tea in appearance, but with more finer leaves. Rich aroma of dark chocolate and burnt caramel.
INFUSION: The leaves appear cocoa brown with a nose of chocolate, caramel and spice.
CUP: The liquor is dark honey with a sweet fruity fragrance. A delicate creaminess coats the palate with rich notes of plum and caramel together with spicy hints. Long sweet aftertaste.
1 tbsp for a 8-12 oz cup
Jun Chiyabari, established in 2001, is an organic tea garden in the eastern Himalayan region of Nepal. Located in the hills around the small town of Hile in Dhankuta district North 27o 01' East 087o 19' at an altitude of 1600-2000 meters / 5000-6000 feet above sea level. This is approximately 200 km east from Kathmandu; 55 km west of Ilam in Nepal and 65 km west of Darjeeling, India.
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Organic Himalayan Imperial Black Tea. I have enjoyed this tea in the early morning and at 4 in the afternoon. It has a refreshing fragrance and is long on taste. Not sure what that means but the taste is strong and lasting. I only purchased an ounce to try it and I will have to buy 4 ounces the next time.
Excellent customer service. There was a mixup with my order and they corrected it immediately. So grateful!
Favorite tea to make a cold brew. Four tablespoons and cups of water. Let sit over night.
This is my favorite tea - ever. For those that like a more robust full flavored tea, this is for you. There are also subtle nutty nuances that make this tea delicious.
Himalayan Imperial Black is perfect for me. Shipping was quick and ordering easy.