India Nilgiri Black Tea

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Nilgiri teas are produced in India’s southwestern region of Tamil Nadu, home to the stunning Blue Mountains. Tea bushes thrive throughout the foothills of this mountainous region and produce one of India’s best-kept tea secrets: Nilgiri tea.

Traditionally, Nilgiri teas are full-bodied, brisk in style, and blessed with tremendous mouth-feel and fine aroma.

Among India’s diverse collection of fine teas Nilgiri tea is known as ‘the fragrant one”. The Nilgiri region has two monsoon seasons each year, each of which gives the tea bushes a wet season and a dry season. Nilgiri tea is plucked nearly year round, beginning each new season with the ‘frost’ teas that are plucked for a short time between December and March.

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