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India Assam Mancotta SFTGFOP-1 Clonal Black Tea


I'm very excited to get a new top end Assam in, featuring an extremely high golden tip content and delivering a smooth malty taste with unique raspberry jam notes.

Mancotta Tea Estate is one of the oldest in India, setup in 1867 as a division of the British India Tea Company. It is now one of the few estates in Assam to focus exclusively on Orthodox tea and is Rainforest Alliance certified.

Tasting Notes:
- Fantastic sweet malt aroma
- Smooth malt coupled with raspberry jam notes

Harvest: Summer Flush, 2019
Invoice: O-601/18
Grade: SFTGFOP-1 Clonal

Origin: Mancotta Tea Estate, Dibrugarh, Upper Assam, Assam, India
Cultivar: P-126 (Panetola 126)
Sourced: Direct from Mancotta T.E.
Percentage of price going back to the farmer: 25%+

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 95°C/203°F
- Use 1-2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 3-4 minutes

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag

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