Assam Black Tea
- The mastery of making black tea (Camellia sinensis) has been refined over the centuries and involves leaving the leaves to wither in the open, following with a "crush, tear, curl" procedure wherein the leaves are prepared for fermentation, carefully controlling for temperature and humidity. Finally, the leaves are heat dried to arrest the oxidation process, then sorted and graded according to size, and packaged.
- Black tea is generally has a stronger flavour than the less oxidized teas. Putharjhora Assam tea is deep, malty and brisk.
Black tea contains caffeine.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, dry place in a sealed container.
4oz or 0.5lb/8oz