The First Estate Assam Tea Sachets x20

$8.00

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Rich and full bodied, The First Estate Assam Tea has a distinct malty taste that sets it apart from other Assam blends. Enjoy a cup of this brew with our Seville Orange Marmalade biscuits.

Details

By 1778, The East India Company realised that tea plantations needed to be established in India to break the Chinese monopoly of this vital trade. Tea Plants were introduced to the Calcutta Botanical Gardens and in 1834 the company discovered that “the tea shrub is beyond all doubt indigenous to Upper Assam”.

The East India Company shipped the first twelve tea chests to London in 1838. The name of this superb Assam blend recalls those pioneering efforts, which led to the phenomenal growth of the tea industry in India.

Where it’s from
Assam, India

What it tastes like
Full-bodied and rich with a malty flavour

When to enjoy it
In the morning

 

 
 

This tea is sourced from a tea estate certified by The Ethical Tea Partnership.
We are proud to be a member of the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP), a non-commercial alliance of international tea companies who share a vision of a thriving global tea sector that is socially just and environmentally sustainable.

Delivery & Returns

UK Standard Delivery: £3.95
UK Next Day Delivery (mainland UK only): £8.95 (Order before 12pm)
- Order by 20/12/2017 for Christmas delivery.
UK Saturday Delivery (mainland UK only): £35
Delivery to the EU: £12.95
Delivery outside the EU: £20 - £30

See our delivery page for more information.

How to Brew It: The First Estate Assam Black Tea


  • 1 TEABAG PER CUP

  • 210ML OF WATER AT 100ºC

  • 3-4 MINS BREWING TIME

  • 5/5 STRENGTH

Usually enjoyed without milk. Add sugar to taste. Learn more about our teas, Learn how tea is processed, from tea leaf to your cup, or how to brew the perfect cup of tea from our tea master