|Located in South Asia, and bordered by China and India, Nepal is home to some of the largest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest which is the highest point anywhere on Earth. Nepal is comprised of 75 districts, one of which is the district of Dhankuta. Dhankuta is located in the Koshi hill Zone in eastern Nepal. It borders the Darjeeling region of West Bengal, India, and enjoys the same soil and climatic conditions as Darjeeling.
This estate takes its name from the national flower of Nepal: the Rhododendron (in Nepali gurans). The Guranse Tea Estate offers exquisite 100% organic tea from the verdant hills of Eastern Nepal in Hile, Dhankuta. The Estate, located at an altitude between 3300 and 7200 feet above sea level, is a perfect stopover for visitors who like to sip fragrant orthodox tea and feast their eyes on the abundant greenery of the rolling hills Nepal has to offer. It is probably the highest tea garden in the world producing premium organic quality tea. These hills provide just the right combination of sun, shade and rain conducive to the production of the wholesome goodness of Guranse Tea with its rich 'muscatel' flavor incomparable to any other tea.
Guranse Tea Estate has planted pure young and vibrant clonal plants all selected to make high quality teas. At Guranse they believe in only producing the best, therefore, their tea goes through a series of careful processes before it is packed and finally ends up in your cup for an entirely new experience of health and vitality.
Guranse is NASAA organic certified, JAS certified, and ISO 22000- 2005 certified. 95 % of the workers are women and the Company pays for several of the worker's children's education and pays for the salary of teachers at the village school.
The Company supports an old people's home that is nearby, by providing meals, rations, blankets etc.
Guranse Tea is more than just a beverage. It is an occasion for togetherness and it appeals to every age group and can be taken either strong or light according to ones preference.
Specially picked from selected high altitude sections, this delicious organic oolong is a lightly rolled, semi fermented, hand sorted whole leaf tea. The dark brown, twisted, tippy leaves brew into a pale amber cup with a sweet, mellow taste and a delicate fruity aroma and flavor.
Brew tea at 194ºF - steep for 3-4 minutes.
||Light and Refreshing
|This is a delightful tea that fits the description given. Elegant leaves brew a slightly fruity oolong. The tea is light and closer to a white tea body then an oolong.|
|- Stacy, PA|