«Nilgiri Maofeng» is an Indian green tea from plantations located at an altitude of 1800-1900 meters above sea level in the Nilgiri region (Tamil Nadu district, the southern spurs of the Western Ghats). Harvest: November 2020.
In appearance: medium-sized curved, twisted, green buds and thin cuttings. The fragrance is restrained, grassy. The liquor is transparent, with a yellow-green shade.
The bouquet of the ready-made tea is fresh, grassy-floral with fruity and berry notes. The fragrance is intensive, grassy-floral. The taste is rich, sweet and oily, a bit tart, with berry sourness and long refreshing finish.
Brew tea with hot water (80-85°С) in a porcelain gaiwan or in a teapot of porous clay. The proportion is 5 g per 100 ml. The time of the first steeping is 10 seconds. After that with an initial exposure of 3 seconds and bringing the exposure time to 2 minutes, you can steep the tea 5-6 more times.
«Nilgiri Maofeng» is a lovely green tea with a rich flavor and superb aroma, recommended for anyone looking to expand understanding of Indian tea. The effect is refreshing, light tonic.