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Sakhira First Flush Nepal Single Estate Loose Leaf Tea

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Item No. MSTR356477
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Sakhira First Flush is a gentle and sweet tea from the far eastern corner of Nepal. Grown high in the hills in the Ilam region, this tea comes with a refreshingly delicate flavour alongside a glinting copper colour.

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  • Full Description

    Ilam is famed for its meandering mountain passes, high altitude and delicately delicious Nepalese black tea. In 2000, a group of farmers from the Ilam region gathered together to form the Sakhira Tea Garden. This tea garden now produces some of the finest tea we have ever tasted. Sakhira First Flush is an elegantly clean and crisp first flush with a delicate body and a sweet but fresh aroma.  

    • Origin: India

    • Tea type: Black

    • Number of servings (using 1tsp/ 3g per cup): 50g  = 16 cups (can be re-brewed once)

    • Brewing temperature: 85°C

    • Brewing time: 3 - 5 minutes

    • Production date: 01.04.2022

    • Ideal for using with:  Glass Pao Infuser MugChelsea Glass Teapot with Infuser and Infusers & Strainers

  • Ingredients

    Black Tea

    Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

  • Product Specifications
    Code: MSTR356477

    Weight: 50g

    Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from strong light and odours. Once opened, store in an airtight container.

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TEA TYPE

Black Tea

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TASTE PROFILE

Refreshingly delicate, gentle and sweet

CAFFEINE

Medium (37mg per cup)

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NO.19

NUMEROLOGY

The Sakhira Tea Garden is located 19 kilometres from the Ilam Haat Bazar. Ilam translates into Winding Way, a rather lovely name for an area that produces flavours that dance on the tongue. In 2000, a group of farmers from the Ilam area set up the Sakhira Tea Garden, taking full advantage of the mountainous terrain, which is perfect for growing tea.  

INDIA

Tea plantations were first introduced to India by the British in the 19th century, after Robert Fortune stole Chinese tea cuttings to plant in the Himalayan region of Darjeeling. Today Indian tea is some of the most famous in the world: it's also home to Assam tea, found growing wild there by the Scottish explorer Robert Bruce.

Store in a sealed jar or tin, such as our Fill-Me-Up Tea Caddies.

How to Make

1 tsp loose tea

200ml water

  1. Pop 1 tsp of loose tea per cup into a Pao mug or teapot with an infuser
  2. Pour in 200ml water per cup heated to 85 degrees
  3. Wait for 3-5 minutes
  4. Remove infuser and enjoy
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2 tsp loose tea

100ml freshly boiled water

Ice

Fruit or mint to garnish (optional)

  1. Add the loose tea to a refillable teabag or an infuser and place in a cup or heat-resistant glass
  2. Pour over freshly boiled water and brew for 15 minutes. Remove the teabag/infuser
  3. Top up with plenty of ice
  4. Garnish with fruit and sprigs of mint if desired
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