|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 Panchthar. Panchthar is located in the Mechi Zone in the easternmost part of Nepal. It borders the Darjeeling region of West Bengal, India, and enjoys the same soil and climatic conditions as Darjeeling.|
This certified organic estate, The Kanchanjangha Tea Estate and Research Center, is located in Ranitar, Panchthar, Nepal at an elevation of 1300 to 1800 meters above sea level. The garden lies at the foothills of Mt. Kanchanjangha, which encompasses large and diverse ecoregions consisting of forests, meadows and grasslands. Formed as a cooperative venture in 1984, the original 100 local farmers joined their land holdings to produce organic, orthodox tea. Today the estate provides free housing for the more than 600 famers in the cooperative as well as free schooling for all the children. Watch this video for more information.
This high-quality oolong tea is beautiful to behold and delightful to taste. With an abundance of white tips, the long, twisted, curly brown leaves, brew to a pale amber cup. You'll savor the smooth, delicate, slightly sweet medium body taste that makes this tea an all-day sipper.
Brew tea at 194ºF - steep for 3-4 minutes.