Kalapani Himalayan Forest

Kalapani is a recently established tea garden in eastern Nepal at the feet of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the worlds third highest mountain. It is a project of a former tea maker from a larger organic tea garden; he took over a few small gardens and started making new teas with a very distinct character, playing with stereotypes of tea categories and harvests. This autumn flush is highly reminiscent of a first flush Himalayan high altitude tea. It has beautiful whole leaves and silvery tips. The infusion is golden-yellow in colour and the aroma is floral, juicy, slightly herbal and cosy. It feels warm and sunny. The taste is round, fresh and playful with a sweet, enduring aftertaste. A very uplifting tea, also wonderful as a cold brew.

Flavour Profile: round, playful, floral, fresh, juicy, sweet





location Kalapani Garden, Taplejung, Nepal
altitude 1800m
cultivar mix of cultivars
harvest November 2021
water  95°/150ml
tea  5g
time  1m/30s/1m/1.5m/+
water  95°/450ml
tea  8g
time  3m


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