|"A winner from a little-known tea estate."|
They sell many teas, from all over the world, Including this amazing Assam. These lovely brown leaves, accented with golden bits, smelled mellow and malty with a touch of citrus. The flavor, too, was mellow and malty, finishing with a ping of astringency--just enough to make it refreshing. It is gentle for an Assam, less robust, somehow, without cheating on flavor.
My favorite quality was how it became brigher, but not bitter, the longer I brewed it. I can be a lazy tea drinker, just filling up my pot with leaves and hot water and letting it sit under a cozy for an hour or so. Prized are the teas that can take such treatment and still taste good. Sessa/Hajua is a prize in my book. I rate it a 9.
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