Botanical Name: Camellia sinensis var. assamica
Common Names: Nilgiri, BOP, CTC.
- Tasting notes: Light body, ‘fresh’ malty sweet, light astringency.
- Origin: Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, India
- Brewing temp.: 100°c
- Steeping time: 4 mins
- Antioxidant Level: medium
- Caffeine Content: high
Personal notes on the teas
|Dry leaf appearance||Wet leaf appearance||Infused liquor||Aroma analysis||Flavour Analysis|
|Dark rusty browns, small random shapes.||Small open leaf pieces and bits of stems, rusty browns some shades of jade.||Lovely coppery amber tones that are bright & clear.||Musky, with soft floral notes of wet linen.||Light body, ‘fresh’ malty sweet, light astringency.|