DetailsJulius Meinl chooses Assam from Harmutty Estate located at the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas. Established in 1870, Harmutty Estate offers tea with full-bodied smoothness and a malty sweetness. Assam teas are famous for their full-bodied, intensive taste. This tea contains a high amount of golden tips – the young tea leaf buds, indicating freshness and a top quality. Perfect to enjoy with a dash of milk or cream.
Tea-Picking Region: North India, the state of Assam
1 gram of tea per 100 ml of water, time of infusion: 3 to 5 minutes at around 95-100 °C.
Top Grading: STGFOP1
Special Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe is a grading of the tea, meaning the tea contains a high percentage of young golden leaves, named tips. This grading system is used at tea auctions.