A most unusual green tea with a smooth sweet taste coupled with well defined notes of aniseed which I haven't encountered in any other tea.
From Colombia's only tea garden, located at high elevation in the Bitaco township on the western slope of the Andean mountain range.
The producer Agricola Himalaya are firm believers in social responsibility and have left half of their farmland as forest in addition to numerous investments and programs to aid the community.
- Smooth sweet taste
- Well defined notes of aniseed
Harvest: Late February 2016
Origin: Bitaco, La Cumbre, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Organic: Certified organic by EcoCert S.A.
Variety: Blend of assamica, sinensis and cambodian
Sourced: Direct from the producer Agricola Himalaya
Percentage of price going back to the producer: 20%+
- Heat water to roughly 80°C/176°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 60-90 seconds
Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag
Video courtesy of Agricola Himalaya: