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India, Nilgiri,Nonsuch Estate, BOP,2nd Flush Black(Organic)
$3.00 – $35.00
Nonsuch is one of the best Nilgiri district teas in league with Tiger Hill and Glendale. The Nilgiri area is in Southern Central India and certainly well suited to the production of tea. Nonsuch has a hint of fruitiness that is quite distinct to the Nilgiri area.
Nilgiri is a mountainous region of Tamil Nadu State in southeastern India. The peaks of the Nilgiris rise abruptly from the surrounding plains to an elevation of 5000 – 8500 feet above sea level.
The climate of the Nilgiris allows tea to be produced all year round. The first flushes of the new season are picked from April until May and account for about 25% of the regions total harvest. The 2nd flush – accounting for about 40-45% of the yearly crop is from Sept. to Nov., and lastly the third flush is from Dec. to Jan. The best teas are produced during January and August.
Ours is from the 2nd Flush crop.
Use 2 teaspoons per 16 to 24 oz pot.
Use Boiling (212°F) water.
Steep for 4 to 5 minutes.
Caffeine: about 40 mg per 8oz cup.
1oz – $ 3.00 4oz – $ 9.00
8oz – $ 17.00 16oz – $ 29.00