Very Rare Sikkim Black Tea

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Regular price £12.49
(21p per cup)

-158 in stock

This is a very special harvest of tea from our friends at the Temi Tea Garden in the Indian Himalayan state of Sikkim.

All we have is just a few kilos - this will sell fast; do not miss out.

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RG
23 November 2020
Richard G.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
a jewel of a tea

I bought a First Flush Sikkum earlier in the year and followed it up recently with this Very Rare Sikkum. It's such a delicate tea, delicious without milk. I tend to drink tea without milk and I suspect milk might hamper the flavours in this. It looks so bright - a beautiful copper colour with a clear glint through my glass tea cup. In the mouth it's smooth and with soft tannins and a lovely light oak flavour which I found really appealing. It was a good price too.

MD
15 September 2020
M D.
Exceptionally delicious tea

I like this tea so much that I have ordered a further two packets before I have even finished the first.

MD
15 September 2020
M D.
The best tea I've ever tasted

I bought this tea as a result of an email from the Rare Tea and am not even waiting until it is all used before buying two more sachets. It is a truly beautiful, delicious tea.

Very Rare Sikkim Black Tea
Very Rare Sikkim Black Tea
Very Rare Sikkim Black Tea
Very Rare Sikkim Black Tea
Very Rare Sikkim Black Tea
Very Rare Sikkim Black Tea

Tasting Notes

A fruity and floral early summer harvest. Notes of gooseberry, physalis and the shattering top of a crème caramel as you burst through it with your spoon.

Quantity

Use 2.5g of tea per 150ml of water.

Temperature

For the optimum infusion use 85°C (185°F) water.

Time

Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly. Best enjoyed without milk.

Infusions

You can infuse this tea at least three times. With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.

Cost Per Cup

21p per cup based on 2.5g of tea per 150ml of water and 3 infusions.

The Temi Tea Garden

Temi Tea Garden

Sikkim, India