Indian Tea Taster Kit

A delicious exploration of some of H. R. Higgins finest Indian Teas.


Antique Brass Tea Strainer

Product Description

Enjoy a delicious journey of exploration with this specially selected collection of H. R. Higgins finest Indian Teas.

The Indian Tea Taster Kit is a brilliant introduction to our range of Indian tea. Hand selected by David Higgins, you will experience some of the best seasonal offering from the world’s most famed tea producers with some delicious surprises along the way.

Darjeeling Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe

Known as the champagne of teas, this is the finest grade of 2nd flush tea from Darjeeling.

Masterfully cultivated in challenging conditions from Himalayan tea bushes, Darjeeling teas are picked between March and November and appear on the bushes as Flushes. The 1st flush is picked very early in Spring following the dormant winter season, then follows the 2nd flush in late spring, which has more depth and complexity.

The best Darjeeling teas are famed for their muscatel grape flavours. Because the trees grow very slowly at high altitude the leaves produce a layered flavour profile. This Darjeeling Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe has sweet top notes and a delicate astringency which equates to a fine champagne or a flinty white wine.

Peach Tea

Our Peach tea is sweet and refreshing, reminiscent of summer days.

This sublime tropical infusion of large leaf Indian black and China white tea with peach pieces and sunflower petals is juicy and delicious and can be enjoyed both hot and iced.

The tea leaves are infused with the peach flavouring and the addition of peach pieces ensures a depth of fruit flavour. Perfect as a light refreshing afternoon tea.

Meghalaya Lakyrsiew

A deep and decadent tea perfect for after dinner or as a substitute for dessert.

The Indian province of Meghalaya lies between Darjeeling and Assam. The Lakyrsiew estate lies on the southern bank of Umiam lake set in rolling hills between 1000 and 1375 metres above sea level. The owners first began planting in 2002 using trees from both Darjeeling, and Chinese plants discovered growing locally.

Lakyrsiew means ‘the awakening’. This amazing black tea shares some characteristics with Darjeeling being prepared in a similar fashion and using plants of the same variety. The care and attention taken during manufacture is of the highest order and organic cultivation ensures a rich diverse soil quality.

The leaves are large and twisted, slowly unwinding during infusion to release the unique complex flavour.

Meghalaya Lakyrsiew is a Certified Organic Tea.

The Indian Tea Taster Kit comprises of 125g of Darjeeling Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe and Peach Tea and 50g of Meghalaya Lakyrsiew, presented in a stylish cloth bag, which is hand printed in gold. You will also find enclosed three tasting cards and a H.R. Higgins brew guide.


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