Assam Black Teas

Rich, strong, full-bodied and a unique malty flavor is what makes Assam black teas an international favorite. Fully fermented teas harvested from the the lush estates of Assam in north-east India are known as black Assam Teas. First Flush Assam black teas are known for a distinct character. The quality of Assam black teas peak in the second flush season where exclusive offerings display an array of golden tips in the appearance. 95% of the teas manufactured in Assam are black teas. Assam black teas are classified under Orthodox & CTC (Cut, Tear, Curl) grades, both very popular in their own way. Assam black teas can be enjoyed with milk and are the base ingredient of the world famous Chai tea blends.