About the tea...
Harvested from the Khongea tea estate in India, this Assam boasts more golden tips than the average tea. Malty and spicy with a traditional golden cup color, this is excellent in the morning and takes cream and sugar well.
About the Estate...
Khongea Estate is 490 hectares, 300 feet above sea level and experiences 150-200 inches of rainfall per year. A few more stats: 1200+ workers, 700+ residential families, 3 villages, 2 schools and 1 hospital. Khongea has been owned and operated by the Prakash family for over 50 years and is overseen by G.N. Singh.
Serving Amount: 1 tsp./8 oz. serving
Temperature: 203-212 degrees
Steeping Time: 4-5 minutes
Serving Size: 1 oz. of tea will provide 12-15 single cup servings
Sourcing: Direct from Grower
Harvest: June 2015