India Breakfast Blend
All the highlights of India's great tea regions in a smooth flavourful blend. We include fragrant 1st flush Darjeelings hearty 2nd flush Assams and brisk January Nilgiris to make a superb brew for breakfast or any other time of the day.
Loose Leaf Tea Ingredients
About This Loose Leaf Tea
The blend is comprised of luxury teas from no less than three of India's premiere growing districts Assam Darjeeling and the Nilgiris each with their own rich histories. Assam far up in the north eastern corner of the country has been the home of headhunters served as the starting point of the Burma Road during WWII and was the first place tea was grown by the British within their old Empire. Darjeeling located high in the Himalayas is the site of one of India's remaining steam trains survived a major earthquake in 1898 the "Darjeeling disaster"and gained a reputation for growing some of the world's best black teas grown on hybrid bushes developed on its steep slopes. The Nilgiri Hills were first discovered by Europeans in 1602 were first fully explored after a pursuit of criminals and is the origin of the world's most expensive lot of tea $600/ kg earned at North America's first auction held at Las Vegas in 2006. Yes All India Blend is some tea. This flawless blend unites teas from all three regions sourced at their respective seasonal peaks.