New Zealand Waikato Black Tea

Regular price £18.00
-11 in stock

Every now and then, somebody comes to our Tasting Room with something quite remarkable. The Waikato Black was one of those memorable occasions. We had to add it to our collection and share it with you.

A first for us from New Zealand; showcasing an innovative new tea terroir and mastery.

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New Zealand Waikato Black Tea
New Zealand Waikato Black Tea
New Zealand Waikato Black Tea
New Zealand Waikato Black Tea
New Zealand Waikato Black Tea
New Zealand Waikato Black Tea
New Zealand Waikato Black Tea
New Zealand Waikato Black Tea
New Zealand Waikato Black Tea
New Zealand Waikato Black Tea

Tasting Notes

This whole leaf black tea has a full-bodied biscuity mouth feel that’s both distinct and gentle. Notes of gingerbread and late summer honey.

SEEDLINGS

Careful propagation

NEW ZEALAND

Waikato, Hamilton

The Zealong Tea Estate’s home is the Waikato region in Hamilton, New Zealand. Hamilton is renowned for its fog and this plays a key role in ensuring the tea bushes maintain the perfect level of moisture to thrive.

Climate

Gentle sunshine, and abundant rainfall

Quantity

Use 2.5g of tea per 150ml of water.

Temperature

For the optimum infusion use 80°C (176°F) water.

Time

Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly.

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